Engineer shot at, police suspect enmity

The assailants stopped at the victim's residence gate and fired at him

lucknow Updated: Jun 26, 2013 09:16 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times

Two assailants riding a Honda Activa shot at a software engineer in Sector H of Janakipuram on Tuesday.

The victim, identified as Rahul Srivastava, sustained gunshot wounds in the stomach and was undergoing treatment in KGMU’s trauma centre.

Janakipuram police station incharge AK Singh said personal enmity was surfacing as the motive behind the attack. He said the software engineer was attacked when he was present at his rented house in Janakipuram. He said the assailants stopped at his residence gate and opened fire on him. He added that the victim fell on the ground after sustaining gun shot and was rushed to the hospital by his neighbours.

The victim is undergoing treatment and his condition is stated to be under control. The police have lodged an FIR of murder attempt and probe is on, Singh said.

First Published: Jun 26, 2013 09:13 IST