Jalandhar: In yet another firing incident at Jalandhar, nephew of ex-spokesperson Manohar Bhagat was injured seriously by a Congress leader in Basti Adda Chowk on Sunday night. Vikas (25) was admitted in Jalandhar Civil Hospital with three bullets injuries where his condition has been stated to be serious but out of danger.
As per the Rohit, cousin of Vikas, he was driving his car through Basti Adda Road when a Swift car from the wrong side hit his car head-on. The driver later identified as Kulwinder Billa, a Congress leader was drunk and abused him. Rohit called Vikas who reached there in no time. Kulwinder Billa abused him also and shot at him with his .32 bore revolver. The bullets pierced his left thigh. PCR was called which arrested Billa and was found heavily drunk in his medical examination.
Vikas’s maternal uncle Manohar Bhagat is related to Cabinet Minister Chunni Lal Bhagat. Union Minister Vijay Sampla reached Civil Hospital to check the condition of Vikas. Senior officers apprised him of the complete situation.
Jalandhar police has booked Kulwinder Billa under Section 307. Two bullets were fired from accused revolver have been recovered from the spot.
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