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Man opens fire at office of NCP leader and Pimpri MLA Anna Bansode

Pimpri Chinchwad Police officials said the incident took place at around 1 pm at Bansode's office which is located near the Chinchwad Railway station.

By: Express News Service | Pune |
Updated: May 12, 2021 7:32:23 pm
NCP’s Anna Bansode (Source: Facebook)

Multiple gunshots were fired inside the office of NCP leader and MLA from Pimpri, Anna Bansode, on Wednesday afternoon. Police have said that Bansode (43) was unhurt in the incident and the assailant was detained later.

The incident took place around 1 pm at Bansode’s office, which is located near the Chinchwad railway station, said Pimpri-Chinchwad Police.

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Police Commissioner Krishna Prakash told The Indian Express, “As per our preliminary information, some people had come to Bansode’s office around noon. An argument ensued at the time, and multiple shots were fired by one of the persons. Bansode was unhurt in the incident. But we do not know as of now whether the shots were aimed at Bansode or elsewhere on the office premises. Meanwhile, our teams and officers have reached the spot and we will soon have a clear picture on the exact sequence of events.”

Police officials said at least three rounds were fired. A police officer who is part of the probe said the assailant was detained some time after the incident.

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