The Hush Post|13:30 pm|1-min-read
Two men allegedly shot at a 26-year-old man after he resisted their attempts to misbehave with his female friend. The incident took place at the East End Mall at Vibhuti Khand of Gomti Nagar area in Lucknow.
The victim Ankit Singh was shot at in his thigh. He is undergoing treatment at King George Medical University Trauma Centre.
The police told that he had gone to a bar, where the two men made an attempt to molest Ankit’s friend. Both were drunk and started fighting with Ankit after he raised objection. “A verbal spat ensued and they started beating me. When my friend intervened, they tried to molest her,” he told the police in his complaint.
The two men followed them, according to the police complaint. They started beating Ankit and misbehaving with the woman again. Soon after, they fired at Ankit and fled away.
Ankit informed his uncle who is a BJP leader Bajrangi Singh. His uncle reached the location and took Ankit to the hospital.
Speaking to mediapersons, circle officer AC Srivastava said, “An FIR has been registered. The culprits will be nabbed soon as the accused made their payment at the bar using a card”.