3 injured in firing between two groups in Chitrakoot | Kanpur News


Jhansi: Three people were injured in firing after an argument between two groups in temple town Chitrakoot on Wednesday late night.
The incident took place at Eta Mandi falling under Kotwali Karbi where an argument broke out between Manoj Bailoha and Ravi Mishra who were present with their group members and were under the influence of alcohol, police said.
The argument took a nasty turn in which Ravi Mishra, Vijay Diwedi alias Sugga and Nitin Kuril were hit by bullets during exchange of fire, leaving them critically injured. After the incident the other party absconded from the place while the injured were taken to district hospital from where they were referred to Prayagraj for treatment.
SP Chitrakoot, Dhuval Jaiswal, said: “All of them were friends and heavily drunk at the time of the incident when they had an argument. An FIR has been lodged on this incident under related sections of IPC in Kotwali Karbi and further action is being taken. The injured are under treatment and recovering slowly.”
Meanwhile, no arrests have been made so far.
As per locals, Manoj has a criminal record while Ravi is a mining mafia. Both of them had some pending issues related to money for which Manoj had gone to the latter’s house to resolve it.

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