Boy shot at while looking for ball in industrialist’s house

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Boy shot at while looking for ball in industrialist’s house

Wednesday, 24 July 2019 | PNS | Lucknow

Looking for a cricket ball which had gone into the house of an industrialist of Gorakhpur almost cost a class 12 student his life, when the security staff opened fire, leaving him critically injured on Monday evening.

The victim was rushed to Raghav Das Medical College and later referred to Sanjay Gandhi Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences in Lucknow. Surprisingly, despite registering a case, the police made no arrest till late Tuesday afternoon.

As per reports, some students in Gorakhnath area were playing cricket on Monday evening and the ball went into the house of businessman Chandra Prakash Agarwal. While one of the players, Arvind Kumar, scaled the boundary wall to look for theball, a security guard deployed there opened fire, causing grievous injuries to Kumar. 

His friends later raised an alarm after which the locals shifted him to a hospital from where he was later referred to SGPGI. Senior officers reached the spot and said that investigations were underway.

Meanwhile in Badaun, three members of a family, including a minor, were killed while another injured when a unidentified vehicle rammed their motorcycle on Monday night.

Mukesh (30) was going along with his wife Sukhi (24), son Arpit (4) and his daughter on Badaun-Meerut highway on his bike when the tragedyoccured at Dahgava crossing of Sahaswan police station limits. 

While Mukesh, Sukhi and Arpit died, his daughter was injured. The bodies were sent for autopsy and the police started investigations.

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