Company director Randhir Singh said the thieves asked him to hand over the keys to the almirah.
Three masked men attempted to rob the office of a financial company in Raikot on Saturday.
Company director Randhir Singh said the thieves asked him to hand over the keys to the almirah. When he resisted, the accused opened fire in the air, then struck him with the pistol grip, wounding him. After Singh raised the alarm, the accused fled.
The thieves’ assistants were watching outside the office, he added. Assistant Deputy Inspector (ASI) Avtar Singh said a case was filed under Sections 323 (willfully causing injury), 379B (snapping), 511 (attempting to commit offenses punishable by life imprisonment) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), and sections of the Arms Act. Police are scanning closed circuit television (CCTV) cameras to identify the accused.
62-year-old man tricked ₹16 lakh matrimonial mail order
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Man who opened fire in Jahangirpuri clash arrested, Delhi police say
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Court grants lawyer Jayshri Patil protection from arrest
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Statewide health fairs kick off in Punjab
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J&K: 1 railroad policeman killed and another injured in a terrorist attack
A member of the Railway Police was killed and another injured in a terrorist attack in Pulwama district of Jammu and Kashmir on Monday. According to police officials, terrorists fired on Railway Protection Force personnel near a tea stall in Kakapora area of Pulwama. Police Chief Surinder Singh and ASI Devraj were shot and taken to hospital. One of the staff succumbed to his injuries in hospital. It was the ninth attack this month.