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Coronavirus Pandemic | Man Shot At For Asking People To Stay Indoors During Lockdown

The Complaint Alleges That Javed And His Brother Dilshad Asked A Group Of People To Go Into Their Homes And Follow The Lockdown Restrictions.

PTI | Updated on: 03 Apr 2020, 03:56:57 PM
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Muzaffarnagar:

A 30-year-old man was shot at by a group of people that was wandering outdoors after he asked them to stay in their homes and abide by the lockdown restrictions at Kakroli village in the district, police said. The injured man, identified as Javed, was shifted to a hospital for treatment after the attack on Thursday, they said. According to SHO Vijay Bahadur Singh, police registered a case against six people who are all absconding.

The complaint alleges that Javed and his brother Dilshad asked a group of people to go into their homes and follow the lockdown restrictions. The duo was beaten up by the group that also opened fire in which the former was injured, the FIR alleges.

Five persons have been arrested and a case registered against them and 10 others for allegedly attacking a police team that was trying to enforce lockdown restrictions at Morna village in Bhopa police station area here, police said on Friday. Two policemen, including the incharge of the police outpost sub-inspector Lekhraj Singh were seriously injured in the attack that took place on Wednesday, they said.

The FIR was registered on Thursday under several sections of the Indian Penal Code against 15 people identified as former village head Naher Singh, Sudesh, Brijesh, Reshu, Sorabh, Rashim, Rama, Devi, Pintu and six other unidentified persons, police said.

While five of them have been arrested, attempts are being made to identify and nab the others, they said.

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First Published : 03 Apr 2020, 03:55:38 PM

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