Indore : A rape accused was shot at in Khajrana area on Thursday night. He has named two brothers, both residents of Azad Nagar, for the attack. However, the police have not drawn any conclusion and are investigating the matter.
According to CB Singh, TI, Khajrana Police, the injured man was identified as Javed Khan, a resident of Azad Nagar. He sustained bullet injury in his hand and was admitted to M Hospital.
In his statement to the police, Javed said that he was friendly with a neighbouring girl in Azad Nagar. A fortnight ago, the girl’s brothers, Israr and Irfan found about their friendship and since then they had been planning to kill him.
Javed said that he then fled to Ajmer from where he returned couple of days ago. On his return, Javed did not go to his house in Azad Nagar but went to his relative’s house at Jam Jam Chourha in Khajrana area.
On Thursday night, Javed had gone to a pan shop located near Khajrana Dargah to buy cigarettes. While returning from the shop, three youths riding a motorcycle approached him. Javed said the motorcycle was driven by one Wasim while Israr and Irfan were riding pillion.
Javed said that Israr and Irfan had tried to grab him and he made a dash for his house when one of the three fired at him with a country- made pistol. The bullet hit Javed’s hand.
TI Singh said that the police are not convinced that persons identified as attackers by Javed had anything to do with the attack because one of them was found to be from Ratlam and another at his house at the time of attack as per their mobile locations.
Singh said that the police have not drawn any conclusion and are investigating the matter.
Javed has been accused of rape by a girl residing at Azad Nagar and possibly the attack is a consequence of the same.