Nagpur: In an audacious act, a father-son duo attacked a reputed lawyer Adv Chandrashekhar Sharma murderously over long-running dispute. The incident took place in Sant Tukdoji Nagar on Narsala Road under Hudkeshware police jurisdiction on Monday morning. Both the accused father-son duo, who happens to be close relatives of Adv Sharma, has gone absconding and is being searched.
According to sources, Adv Sharma along with family is staying at Sant Tukdoji Nagar on Narsala Road in city since the past 20 years. His maternal uncle Anand Dixit (60) also stays here in the neighbourhood. However, frequent skirmishes between Adv Sharma and Dixit were a routine over one issue or another. Other nearby residents were also at loggerheads with Dixit as he used to hurl abuses on them.
On Monday around 9.30 am, the accused Anand Dixit picked up a quarrel with Adv Sharma over trivial issue and started abusing him unnecessarily. When Adv Sharma asked Dixit the reason for abusing him, the son of Dixit, Vijay Dixit got enraged and brought a wooden stick from his house. Both father-son duo attacked Adv Sharma with the stick and hit him on his head. But Adv Sharma anyhow managed to dodge but received the hits on his hands.
Later, the father-son duo pushed Adv Sharma on the ground and attacked him with stick on back and other parts. The attack left Adv Sharma with fractures on back and other parts. When nearby residents rushed to save the lawyer, the accused father-son duo fled the spot and went absconding.
Adv Sharma was taken to a hospital and admitted for treatment. According to doctors, the lawyer has two fractures. Due to sugar and high blood pressure, the condition of Adv Sharma is stated to be serious. Had the lawyer taken hits on his head, the injuries could have proved fatal.
Hudkeshwar police have registered a case and searching for the accused duo.