Gurugram Police arrests three men for shooting at a man for passing comments over dog fight on social media
The victim had made a WhatsApp group and members of the group were involved in conducting illegal dog fights; one of the accused's dog died which led to an altercation between the group members, escalating into an argument, after which the accused were removed from the group
The Gurugram Police have arrested three men for allegedly shooting at a man after have passed comments over a dog fight incident on a social media group. A petty fight in a What's App group turned into a serious fight leading to firing and injuries in this case.
The police stated that the incident took place on February 26 in Pataudi of Gurugam district.
The victim identified as Rajkamal, had gone to the village for a dog fight with his two friends. The accused Hitesh alias David (23), Anand Kumar (26), and Bhupender alias Bhim (30), allegedly assaulted the victim and one of them shot at him on his hand and stomach.
Anand teaches tennis at an academy in Noida, Hitesh is a former javelin thrower and claims to have played the sport in national games two-three years ago while Bhupender works at a toll plaza.
According to the police, the victim had made a WhatsApp group and members of the group were involved in conducting illegal dog fights. In a fight last month, Anand’s dog died which led to an altercation between the group members. The victim made some comments about the incident in the group and the argument escalated, after which the accused were removed from the group
However, the mater didn't end there. Anand held enmity with the victim over this and along with other two accused, he attacked the victim on February 26. A few days ago, Anand had an argument with the victim over the phone and threatened to kill him and Bhupender had also suffered a gunshot wound since it was dark.
The police seized a country-made gun, two live cartridges and a car used during the crime have been recovered from possession of the accused.
The police have booked the accused under IPC sections 307 (attempt to murder) and 34 (common intention) and under the Arms Act.