Chandigarh: Two miscreants in a car opened fire in air following an altercation at Sector 40, here on late night Tuesday. Around 5-6 rounds were fired from the gun, said sources.
According to police, the complainant in the matter, Inderjit Singh, resident of Sector 40,alleged that the culprits fired shots and injured their neighbour Deepu by dragging him in their car. The accused have been identified by the police.
As per the complainant, the incident took place at around midnight when the duo were in an inebriated condition in their Volkswagen Jetta .
The miscreants hit the stationary Honda City of the complainant outside his residence. Hearing the noise when the complainant and his son came out of their residence, the duo entered into a spat and started abusing the owner.
The neighbour of the complainant, Deepu tred to stop the car and held its steering. However the accused accelerated the car, and dragged Deepu for few meters.
The complainant then informed the Police immediately about the incident. Before the police could reach the accused came again and opened fire and escaped.
The Police have registered a case under Section 336, 307 34 and section 25-54-59 of the Arms Act at Police Station Sector 39, Chandigarh.
Police teams have been dispatched to Amritsar to arrest the accused, said Rajdeep Singh, SHO Police Station Sector 39, Chandigarh.
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