Man hurt in fir­ing by 4 uniden­ti­fied per­sons

The Free Press Journal - - FPJ MUMBAI -

A man was in­jured in the leg af­ter four uniden­ti­fied per­sons fired in­dis­crim­i­nately in the early hours of Fri­day in Thane district, po­lice said. Prashant Kan­the (25) was on his way home af­ter shut­ting his shop for the day when the in­ci­dent hap­pened, an of­fi­cial said.

"The in­ci­dent hap­pened near Shub­ham­vastu res­i­den­tial com­plex on the Mum­baiA­gra High­way. He is be­ing treated at a lo­cal hos­pi­tal," the Vashind po­lice sta­tion of­fi­cial said.

A case has been reg­is­tered un­der rel­e­vant sec­tions of the IPC and the Arms Act against four uniden­ti­fied per­sons and ef­forts were on to nab them, he said. He said po­lice were prob­ing if Kan­the was the in­tended tar­get of the per­sons who fired the shots.

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