General Manager of a private outsourcing company of Eastern Coalfields Limited, Maa Ambay Pvt Co, Sobnath Chaterjee was injured this morning after two bike borne unidentified youth shot at him at Urjanagar colony of Mahgama area of Godda.
The incident took place at around 8.30 am when Sobnath Chaterjee, who is in his early 40's, was strolling outside. Eyewitnesses said that the attackers had a wordy duel with him after which, one of miscreant took out a pistol and shot at him. None of the other family members of Chatterjee were injured, he said.The accused immediately fled the spot along with the pistol on their bike.
Godda SP Shailendra Barnwal said that Chatterjee was rushed to a sub divisional hospital, Mahagama from where he was referred to the Jawarhar Lal Nehru Medical College and Hospital at Bhagalpur. "He is undergoing treatment and his condition at present stable," said Barnwal and added that Chatterjee suffered gunshot wounds in the stomach.
“A case has been registered and an investigation is underway.The exact cause behind the attack will be ascertained only after the accused are nabbed,” the SP said.The SP added that though the injured is out of danger, he is not in a condition to give the detail of the exact sequence of events or cause of the incident. “Investigation is underway to ascertain if it was spontaneous provocation that led to firing or if it the attack was pre planned,"said a source in the police.