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BJP man held for firing at businessman

Fayaz Khan, Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee spokesperson Mehjabin Khan’s son, and BJP activist Rakesh Parve have been arrested for allegedly attempting to shoot Deepak Bhandari, a cassette dealer.

mumbai Updated: Nov 19, 2009 01:45 IST
HT Correspondent

Fayaz Khan, Madhya Pradesh Congress Committee spokesperson Mehjabin Khan’s son, and BJP activist Rakesh Parve have been arrested for allegedly attempting to shoot Deepak Bhandari, a cassette dealer.

Bhandari was returning home at 8 pm when two people opened fire at him in Sneh Tara society at Irla. The assailants had been scouting the society, which houses 16 buildings, for the last four days.

The society electrician, Digambar Raut, noticed them and went to the station to complain on Wednesday evening.

Raut was returning to the building with with constable Suresh Walve when the shooting began. After a long chase Walve managed to catch both the assailants who are now being interrogated.

The police have recovered a country made revolver but the motive is still unknown, Bhandari has injured his leg and is recovering at Cooper Hospital.