Police Commissioner DK Thakur at Kathauta Chauraha in Lucknow. (Picture: News18)
The deceased allegedly had a legal background and was named in 5 homicide instances in addition to 15 different instances.
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Lucknow was rocked by a stunning homicide within the posh Gomti Nagar locality on Wednesday night when one individual was killed and two injured in a firing incident close to a police put up.
The incident came about on the busy Kathauta Chauraha. The deceased was recognized as Ajeet Singh from Mohammadabad in Mau and was allegedly a detailed aide of Mukhar Ansari. The deceased allegedly had a legal background and was named in 5 homicide instances in addition to 15 different instances. One in all Singh’s aides suffered bullet accidents whereas a meals supply boy who was passing by was additionally injured. Each had been reported to be out of hazard late on Wednesday.
Lucknow Police Commissioner DK Thakur rushed to the crime scene and later visited Lohia Hospital the place Ajeet Singh was declared lifeless. Talking to the media, Thakur stated, “There was a firing incident this night at Kathauta space below Vibhuti Khand police station during which one Ajeet Singh died. One in all his aides, Mohar Singh, has additionally suffered accidents however he’s out of hazard now. One individual named Akash who works as a meals supply individual has additionally suffered bullet accidents in his leg and he’s additionally out of hazard now.”
“The deceased had a legal background and has 17 to 18 instances registered in opposition to him, out of which 5 instances are that of homicide. He was lately restricted for entry within the district by the district Justice of the Peace. We are attempting to determine the rationale behind this incident. Prima facie, the individuals who dedicated the crime had been identified to Ajeet Singh. There was additionally retaliatory hearth, but it surely’s tough to say if the attackers suffered any bullet damage. It’s tough to inform the precise variety of rounds fired, however round 25 to 39 rounds of firing came about. As per data, there have been three attackers,” added Thakur added.