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One more held for firing at businessman in Kolkata

One more held for firing at businessman in Kolkata

Kolkata: A 22-year-old man was arrested for his alleged involvement in a firing incident in which a businessman was injured on the night of September 12 in south Kolkata, police said on Wednesday.

The person was apprehended on Tuesday night from Bhawanipore area, a senior officer said.

The Kolkata Police has so far arrested two persons in the firing incident, and they are being interrogated, he said.

The first arrested person, who is a food delivery boy, had admitted that he was part of a group of men on six motorcycles, who were going for the immersion of a Ganesh idol on Sunday night, the officer said.

They had an argument with businessman Pankaj Singh and his friends over manoeuvring his car and the latter slapped one of the bikers.

He then called others and one of them fired at Singh injuring him, the officer said.

Singh, a resident of Howrah, is undergoing treatment at a hospital.

The incident happened near Gorky Sadan in the southern part of the city when Singh, along with a couple of his friends, was returning home.

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