A sub inspector was shot at allegedly by some students in the district when
he tried to end an altercation between the students over the payment of a mobile
phone bill in a hostel here, police said today.
Anand Pal Singh, posted as In-charge of Hasanpur Kadeem police outpost under
Bhavanpur police station, suffered four bullet wounds in the incident last night
and was rushed to a hospital, SP (City) Om Prakash Singh said.
Two bullets hit him near the stomach area, while one struck his shoulder, the
police official said adding, during the operation doctors removed all three
bullets from his body.
Anand's condition is serious but out of danger, he said.
The SI lived in a room of Bajrang hostel at Gadh road.
A fight broke out between two students, who also lived in the same hostel, over
the payment of a mobile bill, Om Prakash said.
After receiving the complaint, Anand rushed to the hostel to resolve the
However, other students joined the fight and one of the groups opened fire on
the police official, the SP said.
Four students have been arrested and efforts were being made to nab the others
involved in the incident, Om Prakash said.