Youth opens fire at Sec 17-22 junction in Chandigarh; WATCH VIDEO

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The Hush Post|8:30am|1-min-read

Two groups of youths had a scuffle in Sector 22, Chandigarh. One youth from among them fired a gunshot on the road separating Sector 17 and 22 on the intervening night of November 14 and 15.

One of the eyewitnesses recorded the incident on his mobile phone. The video shows a  youth firing after which a few people escaped from the spot.

However, nobody was hurt. According to the police, “A minor scuffle was reported after which one of the persons fired a gunshot,”. The owners of two of the three vehicles were called. Through investigation, it was found that six students went to a club in Sector 7 for a birthday party. After having snacks and drinks, they left the club at 1 am and were going to the ISBT, Sector 17, for dinner.

While reversing the car, their vehicle hit an Uber cab which was parked there. The driver of the Uber cab followed them and stopped them in Sector 22. In the meantime, three passengers, who were sitting in the Uber cab, alighted out of the cab and started using expletives. One of the passengers, who was carrying a weapon, fired a shot. Later, all of them sped away.

Vaneet Gautam, Ranbir, Anirudh, Gurkirat Singh, and Harmanpreet Singh have been booked under preventive measures.

A case has been registered at the Sector 17 police station. Two cars were impounded by the police. After getting the complete details of the Uber cab and their passengers, action would be initiated against them, the police said.


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