Four men open fire inside office of real estate agency,2 injured

Two persons suffered injuries on the leg and stomach after four unidentified persons entered a real estate agency office in Vadgaon Sheri and opened fire on Saturday afternoon.

Written by Express News Service | Published:October 7, 2012 5:00 am

Two persons suffered injuries on the leg and stomach after four unidentified persons entered a real estate agency office in Vadgaon Sheri and opened fire on Saturday afternoon. Police suspect this to be an attempt to spread terror in the area. Police are also not ruling out land dispute as motive.

Pune rural police said the incident took place around 4 pm at Rajhans real estate agency,owned by one Sanjay Alhat.

The injured have been identified as Appa Akhade and Sanjay Akhade. Police are yet to ascertain whether the attackers were into real estate business or had come to Alhat’s office for some other reason. Alhat was not in the office when the incident took place.

Superintendent,Pune rural police,Manojkumar Lohiya,said,“Primary investigations reveal that at least five shots were fired. The four suspects were also carrying sharp weapons. All the rounds have been fired pointing towards the ground. The intention could have been to threaten or create terror in the minds of the people.

The two injured are out of danger and their statements have been recorded.”

“We are working on all possibilities. We are yet to identify the suspects.” Lohiya said. Lohiya and ACP Ravindrasinh Pardeshi visited the spot after the incident was reported to the police control room around 5 pm.

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