Published On : Mon, Jul 20th, 2020

Assailants open fire at rival gangster, wife in Jaitala

Nagpur: Two weeks after notorious goon Golu Maliya had miraculous escape after a rival Meshram gang members reportedly attacked his car, under Pratap Nagar police, some assailants reportedly opened fire at Meshram gang kingpin and his wife on Monday morning.

According to police sources, armed with guns and sharp edged weapons six to eight accused opened fire at Ganesh Meshram and wife Priyanka in Jaitala, under Kalmeshwar police station. Injured in the incident, the Meshram couple was then rushed to Indira Gandhi Medical College and Hospital under critical condition.

The attack has fueled the chance of further gang war amid COVID-19 crises. In the meantime, Kalmeshwar police have booked the accused under relevant Sections of the IPC and started the probe.

Two weeks back, Golu who has several offences registered against him across the city police stations was attacked at around 8.30 am. Golu was driving his Swift car, when the accused with sharp edged weapons, iron rods and chilli powder intercepted him. They reportedly started hitting blows on Golu’s car and damaged the vehicle.