4 kill woman for shielding son in brawl
shot, the youth ran into his house. When the woman tried to stop the youths from entering the house, the miscreants fired at the woman twice. Police have detained one of the accused from the area.
It was found that the gang had fired more than fifteen rounds at the motherson duo. The woman sustained two bullet injuries — one in her chest and another in the shoulder — after the round ricocheted and hit her after striking a wall.
DCP (northeast) A K Singla said that a case of murder has been registered and one of the accused was caught from the area. He is being interrogated to nab his associates. “We are not disclosing the names of the accused for the sake of investigation. However, all of them have been identified and will be nabbed soon,” he said.
The incident happened around 11.30pm when the woman Saroj Devi’s son Bittu challenged a group of men standing outside their house. An argu- ment ensued during which the men opened fire from a country made pistol. One of the bullets hit Bittu on his leg. Police say that Bittu started running into his house calling out for his mother with the men fired indiscriminately at him.
As soon as Devi opened the door, two of the bullets hit her. The accused then fled. They fired a few more rounds in the air to scare off the neighbours.