Ramesh Kumar alias Chillu, a resident of Basti Hazoor Singh here, was injured when two motorcycle-borne assailants fired at him near the local bus stand last night.Sources said the two assailants, one wearing helmet and the other with his face covered with a cloth, stormed into a guest house near the bus stand. They fired at Ramesh, who was sitting in the lobby, and fled. He sustained injuries on his neck.Ramesh was shifted to the local Civil Hospital, from where he was referred to Medical College, Faridkot. His condition is stated to be out of danger. An old rivalry is stated to be the reason behind the attack.Fazilka SSP Narinder Bhargav said the assailants had been identified and would be nabbed soon. He added that as per the medical report, there was only an abrasion on the victim’s neck.The duo has been booked under Section 307 (attempt to murder) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) and under the Arms Act.
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