Mail News Service
Jamshedpur, Dec 1: Tension ran high among passersby in Baliguma, Mango, late on Thursday evening when a youth Arun Kumar alias Faizal was fired upon. Kumar, a resident of Baliguma, is a car driver. He told the police that the incident took place when he was drinking tea at a roadside stall. Kumar says that suddenly two youth riding a bike sped up the adjoining road and stopped near him.
Kumar got suspicious as both the youths on the bike had covered their faces. He told the police that he rushed at the pillion as he was getting off the bike and tried to snatch the two-wheeler’s key’s from him. The biker fought back and fired from his pistol before getting on the bike and zooming off. Police later reached the spot and recovered two spent cartridges from the spot. Police officials are now scouring through the security footage of CCTV cameras that recorded the incident.
In another incident that took place on Thursday in Parsudih, one person was injured in an incident of firing. While the injured person has been admitted to the hospital, police officials are looking through CCTV footages to ascertain whether the incident was caught on camera. According to police officials probing the case, the accused is likely to have criminal antecedents and the incident was the fallout of an old enmity.