Kandivali residents shocked at a weird gun shot sound around midnight of 30 September soon after the Navratri Garba Dandiya Ras came to and end.
The incident instilled fear in the minds of the people of Kandivli as this sensational gun shot has never occured in the past.
As per police reports two
bike-born persons out of the blue opened fire killing one and inuring three persons in the lalji pada area of Kandivli West on the link road.Reports reveal that four rounds were fired. The injured were admitted to the nearby Government run Shatabdi Hospital in Kandivli.
The injured have been identified as Akint Yadav, Avinash Dabholkar, Manish Gupta and Prakash Narayan.
Further investigation is currently underway. The Kandivli Police and the residents of Kandivli are baffled at this crime.
According to the watchman of a nearby building where the
shoot-out occured, he heard the gunshots, but firstly assumed the sound to be of firecrackers being burst. When he stepped out he spotted a young man had being shot. He was lying on the ground in a pool of blood.
Reportedly, the accused who fired the shots was nabbed as he was trying to escape from the firing spot
Meanwhile, as per former corporator Kamlesh Yadav the shooters and the victim were youths living in the surrounding area. He has smelt suspicion that the firing took place due to a brawl over Dahi Handi.
However, DCP Vishal Thakur reveals that the two assailants who came on a bike after firing have absconded. The search for them is underway. Police have started investigating the incident with the help of CCTV. A team has also been deployed to nab the attackers.
The shoot-out has posed a sort of challenge for the Kandivli Notably Police to ascertain the cause for opening fire at the unearthly part of the night.
News Edit: K.V.Raman