A 17-year-old girl was shot and injured in her left shoulder allegedly by her minor brother at her home in Rajapur locality beneath the jurisdiction of Kavi Nagar police station space on Thursday morning, senior law enforcement officials stated, including that her household tried to mislead the police by stating that she was shot by two unidentified males on a scooter whereas on her means to college.
Police stated the incident occurred round 8.30am and her household rushed the injured girl to a close-by hospital for remedy. It was the hospital that alerted the police in regards to the capturing.
“We didn’t obtain any details about the incident from her household, despite the fact that the police station and the police submit are simply half a kilometre from their home and additionally the hospital. We had been alerted by the hospital round 10.30am and our groups reached there. The girl in addition to her father advised us the she was shot close to their home by two unidentified males on a scooter,” stated Abhishek Srivastava, assistant commissioner of police (Kavi Nagar).
The police launched an investigation and took statements of individuals from the locality and additionally scanned CCTV footage from the world.
“Locals advised us that they didn’t witness any such incident or heard any gunshot. The CCTV footage confirmed that the girl was not at the situation the place they stated she was at the time of the capturing. We began questioning her members of the family once more and got here throughout her brother, who appeared to be a minor. Then, it was revealed that he was in possession of an unlawful weapon and he fired the weapon when the girl was making an attempt to snatch it from him throughout an altercation. Her brother has been detained,” the ACP stated, including that the proper age of the injured girl and her brother is being ascertained.
The police stated based mostly on a grievance given by the girl’s father, they registered an FIR beneath Indian Penal Code Part 307 (try to homicide) in opposition to unidentified males.
Srivastava stated the girl’s brother is being questioned intimately in regards to the sequence of occasions that led to the gun being fired.
The ACP stated they are going to formally take the minor boy into custody and may also take appropriate motion in opposition to the household for giving false statements.