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Two VDC members arrested for firing at another member

Police arrested two Village Defence Committee members, who opened fire on another member of the committee and injured him in connection with a land dispute case, in Rajouri district, 177 kms from in Jammu.

india Updated: Aug 04, 2009 14:48 IST

Police on Tuesday arrested two Village Defence Committee (VDC) members, who opened fire on another member of the committee and injured him in connection with a land dispute case, in Rajouri district, 177 kms from in Jammu.

The case of land dispute existed between two parties of Devi Singh and Mohd Abdullah which lead to clashes in Jaglanoo village of Bhudal tehsil in Rajouri district on Tuesday, they said.

Khem Singh and Sukhdev Singh, both sons of Devi Singh, opened fire at another committee member Munshi Khan, son of Abdullah, in relation to the case, they said, adding Khan was injured in the attack and later hospitalised.

A case has been registered on the arrested duo and the weapon used for firing was recovered from their possession, they said.