Indore : Notorious goon Fauja created panic in sensitive Roaji Bazaar area when he made a murderous assault at his rival gang member in wee hours of Thursday morning.

Taking the incident as a challenge thrown at them, city police announced a cash reward for the arrest of the gangster and his accomplices.

Residents of sensitive South Toda woke up from sleep in panic as gunshots resounded in the locality at around 1 am near Bada Gate. Fauja and his brother Sagir Adda, along with their accomplices, had opened fire indiscriminately at rival gang member, Zuber. In retaliation, the members of Zuber gang also fired shots at Fauja gang.

Though Zuber was injured as a bullet hit him in head, his condition was stated to be out of danger. One member of Fauja gang was also sustained bullet injury.

However, Fauja and his accomplices escaped with the injured accomplice. Zuber was admitted to a private hospital where he is recuperating.

Taking serious note of the firing incident, DIG (Urban) SK Singh announced a cash reward of Rs 15,000 on the arrest of Fauja. Rewards of Rs 5,000 each were also announced on his two accomplices.

“Various teams have been formed to search for the absconding gangster Fauja and his accomplices and police hope to nab them at the earliest” DIG Singh told Free Press.

However, In-charge SP OP Tripathi claimed that since Zuber sustained a bullet injury on his head and police also recovered empty spent cartridges from the scene of crime, police registered a case of murderous assault against Fauja on his complaint.  A fair probe will be conducted in the matter, he added.

Police did not know Fauja was in the City

The incident once again exposed the intelligence failure of local police station as the cops failed to get a wind of Fauja’s presence.  He has been hiding in the city and committing sensational crimes in different parts of the city.

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