Four held for attack on men at Karnal shop

Three other accused absconding

Four held for attack on men at Karnal shop

Tribune News Service

Karnal, July 29

With the arrest of four persons, the Karnal police claimed to have solved the case of an attack on three persons inside a shop, in Sector 9, here, last week.

Surinder Kumar, in charge, Sector 9 police post, said some persons, on July 23, attacked the owner, identified as Krishan, and his two sons Rohit and Rajat inside the shop, following which they started a probe. The arrested accused have been identified as Rajinder and Amit of Ghogharipur village, Rajat of Indri and Vikas of Gurunanakapura in the city, while three other accused, including a girl, are absconding.

The girl had hired her driver to attack Rohit, who had allegedly refused her marriage proposal. An engineer of the police control room, Harinder, allegedly helped them in switching off the CCTV cameras at the time of attack. He was also absconding.

The arrested accused would be produced in the court, as the police are yet to find out the whereabouts of the remaining accused.

During the investigation, Rajinder told the police that he was a driver at the residence of the girl, who had an affair with Rohit, who had refused her marriage proposal. The two laid a trap and involved Hardeep for switching off the cameras during the attack at 2 pm, the police said.

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