Two on bail from Tihar held in Gurgaon for firing
The fight, which took place near the sabji mandi, was over the supply of electricity, the police said.gurgaon Updated: Jul 09, 2017 23:28 IST
A fight turned ugly on Saturday evening on the MCG ground in Saraswati Enclave in Sector 37 when one person fired at his rival, ‘just missing the shot’.
The fight, which took place near the sabji mandi, was over the supply of electricity, the police said.
While the fight took place around 5.30pm, two of the four accused were arrested on Saturday night itself.
It was only later that the Gurgaon police realised that the two arrested, Rahul and Bahrat, had served two years in Tihar jail in Delhi recently and had got bail only a month ago.
“When we verified their criminal background, we found out that both of them were out on bail. They had been serving time in Tihar for kidnapping a businessman in Delhi in 2012,” sector 10 Station House Officer, inspector Sandeep Kumar, said.
The sequence of the events leading to the fight was that Naveen Singh, who was shot at, had been supplying electricity and generators to the MCG ground where numerous street vendors sell iron materials, clothes and food items.
Four men — Rahul, Bahrat, Ashwani and Monu — came on Saturday evening and started arguing with Singh over electricity supply.
“The four accused said that they wanted to supply generators and electricity to the shops and the small bulbs that the vendors use. A fight broke out and the four beat up Singh,” Kumar said.
He said after beating the 22-year-old, one of them took out an unlicensed pistol and fired at Singh. The bullet narrowly escaped him.
What followed was total chaos and all four ran away while Singh rushed to the police station and filed an FIR. The FIR was filed under sections 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 307 (attempt to murder) and 34 (criminal acts by several persons) of the Indian Penal Code and 25-54-59 of the Arms Act.
Kumar said all four lived in Kadipur village and the two were arrested from nearby area. The police also recovered the illegal country-made pistol from them.
The SHO said that the criminal background of the other two accused is also being verified. He said those arrested are hardened criminals.
First Published: Jul 09, 2017 23:28 IST