Advertisement

  • News
  • Columns
  • Interviews
  • BW Communities
  • Events
  • BW TV
  • Subscribe to Print
  • Editorial Calendar 19-20
BW Businessworld

Uttar Pradesh: Advocate shot at, beaten in Prayagraj

Uttar Pradesh: Advocate shot at, beaten in Prayagraj

Photo Credit :

Prayagraj (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Aug 10 (ANI): Miscreants allegedly beat up and opened fire on an advocate in the Dhoomanganj area of Prayagraj on Sunday night, the police said on Monday.
According to the police, the miscreants are members of criminal Atiq Ahmad's gang.
"This incident happened at Jagriti Vihar Chowk. According to the complaints filed by members of Allahabad High Court Bar Association, miscreants belonging to criminal Atiq Ahmad's gang have fired upon Abhishek Shukla, the newly-elected joint secretary of Bar Association. The injured has been shifted to hospital. We have registered the case," said Additional Director General of Police (ADG) Prem Prakash while speaking to media.
"The bullet missed the advocate. Police are searching for them. We are checking their records in old cases against them," he added.
Sanjeev Kumar Singh, ex-joint secretary, library High court bar association said, "We were at Jagriti Vihar Chowk, our vehicle touched the miscreants' vehicles and they abused us. When we asked them to stop abusing us, they fired upon us with a country-made pistol. Abhishek Shukla, the joint secretary of the bar association of High Court was injured in the incident." (ANI)





Disclaimer: The views expressed in the article above are those of the authors' and do not necessarily represent or reflect the views of this publishing house. Unless otherwise noted, the author is writing in his/her personal capacity. They are not intended and should not be thought to represent official ideas, attitudes, or policies of any agency or institution.


Tags assigned to this article:
prayagraj Miscreants Advocates Atiq Ahmad Prem Prakash

ANI

ANI

More From The Author >>