A history-sheeter was allegedly shot dead by his friend inside a hospital in Madhya Pradesh’s Bhind on Tuesday midnight, police said.
Vimlesh Upadhyaya aka Daua (28) was shot dead by one Dharmendra Bhadoria near the maternity ward of the district hospital, Bhind superintendent of police Vineet Khanna said.
The problem began after Vimlesh, Dharmendra Bhadoria and another person Sanjeev Bhadoria had liquor on Tuesday night after which they returned home. Police said later in the night, Vimlesh and Sanjeev entered into a heated argument on the cell phone over some minor issue.
Following this, Sanjeev and Dharmendra reached the house of Vimlesh on a motorbike and matters turned ugly. Vimlesh shot at Sanju and injured him, the SP said.
Sanjeev, who suffered a bullet wound on his chest was rushed to the district hospital by the two friends.
After reaching hospital, Dharmendra suddenly turned violent and with a gun fired at Vimlesh, killing him on the spot.
Vimlesh who ran to the maternity ward for cover sustained four bullet injuries, Khanna said.
Vimlesh, Sanjeev and Dharmendra are hardened criminals and their names figure in the goons list of the district.
According to police, Vimlesh had been externed from the district for his anti-social and criminal activities in 2014 while Sanjeev had been a detainee under National Security Act (NSA) in the past.
Dharmendra too have a criminal record, the SP said adding a hunt has been launched to arrest him.
"I was going for check-up with a patient when we heard gun shots. Everybody was running helter-skelter," said Rama, a hospital staff.