Youth sustains bullet injury

Amritsar, February 10

A youth was shot at by two unidentified persons near Verka here on Friday night. The incident took place when the victim, along with his friend, was returning home.

The victim, identified as Taljinder Singh, sustained a bullet injury while his friend Maninderjit Singh had a narrow escape in the firing incident.

Victim’s father Harjasbir Singh said Taljinder, along with Maninderjit, was returning home from Azad Nagar on a motorcycle and the accused were following them on another bike.

He said when they reached near Dashmesh Public School, two unidentified motorcycle-borne persons came from the rear and fired at his son. Harjasbir said his son sustained a bullet injury on his arm. The victim is getting treatment at a hospital.

SI Manjit Singh said investigations were on and a case under Sections 307 and 34 of the IPC and Sections 25, 27, 54 and 59 of the Arms Act has been registered. — TNS