Brick kiln owner’s son gunned down over property related dispute in Prayagraj

Based on a complaint by the owner of the brick kiln, an FIR has been lodged against the four, including a recently released history sheet, and efforts are underway to arrest them, Pragyaj police said.

The brick kiln owner’s 25-year-old son was killed and his brother and another young man seriously injured when a SUV shot down their SUV near the village of Rudapur near Fafamou police station on Saturday morning, police said.

He said the raid was in the wake of a land dispute between history sheeter Mohammed Zaid and brick kiln owner Atik Ahmed of Rudapur village in Fafamouh area.

SSP-Prayagaraj Ajay Kumar said that based on the complaint of Atiq Ahmad, an FIR named under IPC-related sections has been filed against four persons, including the recently released history sheeter Mohammed Zaid.

According to reports, Mohammad Zaid and Khurshid Ahmad, Javed Ahmed and Faizu, Athik Ahmed’s sons Muddasir Ahmed (25) and Mubbasir Ahmed (30) and another youth Mohammed Akir (22) were returning home from the oven around 11 am. SSP said his vehicle was fired from a stockpile of weapons, including rifles.

“Mudassir, who was driving the vehicle, died on the spot and two others sustained serious injuries to their feet and stomach respectively. Informed police arrived and transported the three to a private hospital and then transported them to Tej Bahadur Sapru (Fence) Hospital, where doctors declared Mudassir dead. The remaining two were taken to the SRN hospital, where their condition is stable, SSP said.

He said that five teams have been deployed to arrest the accused and that raids are being carried out in Soran, Dhumanganj and other places.

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