Published On : Tue, Mar 15th, 2016

Follow up: Cops mount hunt to nab Hotel Skylark bouncer in firing incident

The victim Vivek Jain receives bullet injury on cheeks and being operated in Mayo Hospital.

jain hotel skylarkNagpur: The Crime Branch of city police has mounted a massive hunt to apprehend the bouncer of Hotel Skylark Ramjan Shaha (Dholwala) who had fired a shot at another bouncer of the hotel Vivek Jain and injured him seriously. It is learnt that the bullet hit Jain on his cheeks and got stuck deep inside. Doctors at Mayo Hospital, where Vivek Jain is admitted, were preparing for an surgery to remove the bullet.

The Tehsil Police Inspector Khandekar said that the accused Ramjan has been booked and is being hunted. Both Ramjan and Vivek were deployed as bouncers at Hotel Skylark. On Monday night around 11 pm, the accused Ramjan fired a bullet on Vivek Jain from the corridor leading to kitchen of the hotel. The reason behind Ramjan firing bullet at Vivek could not be ascertained immediately. When the firing incident took place, an archestra was playing on the first floor of the hotel. Two girls were reportedly singing in the archestra. Hell broke loose when customers heard shot of firing. Every scrambled out to safety.

Tehsil PI Khandekar, API S R Raut and a team of cops reached the hotel immediately after being informed about the firing incident. DCP (Crime) Ranjan Kumar Sharma and DCP Abhinash Kumar too rushed to the spot. Police have reportedly recovered some live cartridges. PI Khandekar said that only one bullet was fired by the accused Ramjan from his country-made pistol. It is learnt that the victim bouncer Vivek Jain was entrusted the safety and security of the singer girls. He used to bring the girls. The archestra was being run by a person named Chaurasia. He had bagged the contract three months back.

Fourth incident of firing at the hotel:
In the same hotel, the notorious dacoit Angrejsingh was shot dead by cops in an encounter. Police had at that time had received a tip-off that the dacoit along with family was staying in the hotel. A posse of policemen surrounded the hotel and asked the dacoit Angrejsingh to surrender. However, the dacoit started firing on the cops forcing them to retaliate. In the retaliatory firing the dacoit was shot dead. It is learnt that the latest firing incident was the fourth one in Hotel Skylark.