Mumbai – Indradev Pandey
According To The Infromation Altaf Shaikh (25) a resident of Mahim was arrested by the Versova police for firing one round on a man at Andheri’ Seven Bungalows area on Monday.
The victim managed to escape as he was aware that Shiakh possessed a gun.
According to the police officers, Shaikh arrived in a scooty at Seven Bungalows and waited for the victim who did not wish to speak. The moment the victimeft his building Shaikh followed him pointing his country made revolver in the victim’s direction. Seeing the weapon, the victim ran before Shaikh could fire a round. Hearing the chaos, the locals gathered at the spot and informed the police about the firing. The patrolling team passing by the area caught Shaikh before he could flee on his scooty.
On searching Shaikh, the officers found a country made revolver, “We also found four live cartridges in Shaikh’a pocket,” said RM Thakur, senior police inspector of Versova police station.
On questioning Shaikh, he said that he liked a girl who stayed in Chembur and wanted her boyfriend out of the picture before he proposed to her, “We have arrested Shaikh under sections 506 and 504 of the Indian Penal Code for criminal intimidation,” said a police officer from Versova police station.
The police are now in the process of recording the statement of the girl and also finding out from where did Shaikh procure a gun and bullets.