PRAYAGRAJ Crude bombs had been hurled in a bylane near the residence of one of the attorneys of slain gangster-politician Atiq Ahmad on Tuesday. There have been no studies of any casualty within the explosion that occurred round 2.30pm in Katra locality right here, mentioned police.
The incident was a outcome of a dispute between two events and claims of an assault on the house of Atiq Ahmad’s lawyer had been false, mentioned Prashant Kumar, particular DG (regulation and order).
Atiq’s lawyer Dayashankar Mishra was not the goal and the incident was a fallout of private enmity between two youths, mentioned Ram Mohan Rai, SHO, Colonelganj police station. Nonetheless, the lawyer claimed that it was an effort to intimidate him for representing Atiq and Ashraf.
Talking to media individuals, Mishra mentioned there have been explosions near his house and the police carried out investigations. “I believe that the crude bombs had been hurled to scare me and cease me from pursuing the case of my purchasers Atiq and Ashraf,” he mentioned.
Panic gripped locals at Gobar Gali in Katra when a number of crude bomb explosions had been heard. Movies of smoke and a few youths operating within the bylane went viral on social media. SHO of Colonelganj police station reached the scene and known as a forensic group for investigations.
SHO Ram Mohan Rai mentioned major investigations revealed that there was a dispute between two events over some concern. In response to him, one Harshit Sonkar hurled crude bombs on Akash, Raunak and others and fled. Nobody was injured within the incident and the explosions happened within the lane near lawyer Dayashankar Mishra’s house.
The details about the assault on the lawyer was false and additional investigations into the incident had been being carried out, he added.
Atiq Ahmad and his brother Ashraf Ahmad had been shot lifeless by males posing as journalists on Saturday night time, whereas they had been being taken for a medical examination in Prayagraj.