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Security guard shot at in Ghaziabad, accused held


Ghaziabad, June 1: A 40-year-old security guard was shot at allegedly by four robbers in the city, police said on Tuesday, May 31.

SHO Ashok Shishodia said that four persons barged inside a housing complex site near Bamheta village last night to steal iron bars.


In a bid to foil the robbery attempt, security guard Jai Bhagwan Sharma, raised an alarm and challenged the robbers with the help of his fellow guard Sanjiv Kumar.

When the robbers failed in their loot bid, they allegedly fired at Sharma and fled from the spot. Thereafter, the guard was rushed to a hospital where he is still undergoing treatment, the SHO said.

An FIR has been registered under sections 379 (theft), 307 (attempt to murder) IPC against four unidentified assailants upon the complaint of the guard, who had a narrow escape in the incident. Acting on a tip, police nabbed all the four accused.

Rafiqe and Sakru were held yesterday and Nanhey and Akhtar were arrested from a petrol pump today, the officer added.


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