Bharatiya Janata Party leader Manohar Lal Bhagat’s nephew was injured after a man shot at him during an altercation following an accident at Basti Adda Chowk here on Sunday.
The victim -- Vikas Kumar of Shakti Nagar -- had rushed to the spot after Bhagat’s son Rohit’s car hit the accused’s car around 10pm.
During the altercation, accused Talwinder, who is an Adarsh Nagar-based moneylender, allegedly brought a gun from his car and opened fire on the other party. While two bullets hit the road, the third pierced through Vikas’ left thigh.
Cops rushed to the spot and took Talwinder in their custody. They said he looked heavily drunk. Vikas, meanwhile, was admitted at the civil hospital. No case had been filed till the filing of this report.