Prayagraj, Uttar Pradesh:
A lawyer in Uttar Pradesh’s Prayagraj was injured final evening after he was allegedly shot at and crushed up by some males linked to a gang, police mentioned this morning.
Abhishek Shukla, the newly-elected joint secretary of Bar Affiliation, was the lawyer who was attacked. In line with the police grievance, the accused are “members of legal Atiq Ahmad’s gang”. He has been admitted to a hospital.
“This incident occurred at Jagriti Vihar Chowk. In line with the complaints filed by members of Allahabad Excessive Courtroom Bar Affiliation, some males belonging to legal Atiq Ahmad’s gang had fired upon Abhishek Shukla, the newly-elected joint secretary of Bar Affiliation. The injured has been shifted to hospital. We have now registered the case,” mentioned Extra Director Normal of Police (ADG) Prem Prakash whereas talking to media, including that the accused are lacking.
“The bullet missed the advocate. Police are trying to find them. We’re checking their information in outdated circumstances in opposition to them,” he added.
Sanjeev Kumar Singh, ex-joint secretary, Library Excessive Courtroom Bar Affiliation mentioned, “We had been at Jagriti Vihar Chowk, our automobile touched the autos of the accused they usually abused us. Once we requested them to cease abusing us, they shot at us with a country-made pistol. Abhishek Shukla, the joint secretary of the bar affiliation of Excessive Courtroom was injured within the incident.”