Millennium City witnesses 2 shootouts within 12 hours
The deceased was identified as Anil Kumar Shukla, a resident of Karawal Nagar near the Yamuna Dairy and worked in a private firm in Chandni Chowk area and had come to Gurgaon with a bag allegedly containing Rs 15 lakh, said the police.
According to the eye witnesses, Shukla was walking towards the building when they saw a youth trying to snatch his black bag. Though several men were standing outside the building including the guards and cab drivers, no one intervened. The witnesses also said that the faces of the two men were partially covered.
The guards of the business tower later informed the Police Control Room following which the SHO of Sector 56 Police station rushed to the spot. The forensic team reached the spot half-an-hour later. Police recovered two live cartridges from the spot. An FIR under Sections 312, 392 and 302 of the IPC and Sections 25, 54 and 59 of the Arms Act has been registered in the Sector 51 police station. According to the police evidences are being collected to nab the accused.
Meanwhile, another shootout came to light which took place at around 11.30 pm on Tuesday night. A 34-year-old resident of Jharsa village was reportedly shot at near the Krishna Temple in Jharsa. The victim was rushed to a nearby private hospital. The reason behind the shoot-out is still under investigation.
According to the police, the victim was identified as Madan Sharma, a tailor by profession, who was talking with his friend Mandeep after having dinner just outside his house. At this time, two boys came on a bike and opened fire at him and fled away.
After getting bullets shot at, he was lying on ground and his friend Mandeep informed his family and rushed him to a private hospital, where he is being treated now. The family members of Madan, however, have not raised any doubt on any person.
“The victim is out of danger but not fit for a statement now. We are investigating the matter from all angles and further action will be taken as per the statement of the victim”, said Inspector Vijay Kumar, SHO, Sadar police station.