Maha: One injured in firing, two booked

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Aurangabad, Jan 29 (PTI) One person was injured after a man fired at him over a dispute about a road in Aurangabad city of Maharashtra, police said on Friday.

The incident took place around Thursday midnight, they said.

An offence was registered against two persons in this connection at the City Chowk police station on Friday morning, an official said.

'The incident took place on Nehru Bhawan to Aurangabad Municipal Corporation road in Buddi lane area of the city,' he said.

There is a scrap godown in Buddi lane area owned by Rajabhai Mehboob. One Jabbar and his brother Razzak stay nearby and the route to their house goes through the godown premises, the official said.

'Late night on Thursday, Rajabhai and Razzak quarreled over some material of the godown lying on the road. Soon, Jabbar and Rajabhai's employee Akram Shaikh also started arguing,' DCP Nikesh Khatmode told PTI.

Akram fired one round, which hit Jabbar's thigh, he said.

On hearing the sound of firing, people gathered at the spot, following which Rajabhai and Akram ran away, he said.

According to Khatmode, Jabbar has been admitted to a hospital.

An offence under IPC sections 307 (attempt to murder), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt) and the Arms Act was registered against the two accused, he said. PTI AW NP NP