Employees of a finance firm who allegedly hijacked a non-public bus with 34 passengers onboard in Uttar Pradesh’s Agra opened fireplace on the police after they were stopped at a take a look at point at Fatehabad in Haryana.
The police additionally opened fireplace in retaliation and shot practical one of many culprits in the leg whereas one more managed to flee. The basic accused in the motivate of the hijacking of the bus from Gurugram to Madhya Pradesh, became once arrested by the Agra police on August 20.
The accused became once identified as Pradeep Gupta, who suffered a bullet destroy in his leg one day of the bump into.
“The basic accused of the bus ‘hijacking’ case Pradeep Gupta has been arrested after an bump into with the police. He became once on his motorcycle and became once traced in Fatehabad plight of Agra district in the early hours of Thursday,” Babloo Kumar, SSP Agra talked about.
The CCTV footage helped name Gupta on the toll plaza on August 19. “We’re but to get better the SUV he became once travelling in,” SSP Kumar talked about.
Pradeep Gupta, his five friends were booked for dacoity and kidnapping at Malpura police plight of Agra after the hijacking incident on Wednesday.
The non-public bus carrying 34 passengers left from Gurugram for Jhansi at 3 am on August 19. Some unidentified men in SUVs overtook the bus and stopped it after it crossed Raigad toll advance Fresh Southern Bypass in Agra. The boys allegedly seized withhold a watch on of the automobile and hijacked it.
The bus became once later traced advance a dhaba in Etawah district.
The cause in the motivate of the hijacking of the bus which became once owned by Pawan Arora from Gwalior became once a monetary dispute, in line with the police.
“Pradeep Gupta became once taking into account a monetary dispute with Ashok Arora, the father of Pawan Arora. Ashok Arora had succumbed to Coronavirus and hijacking became once planned by accused Pradeep Gupta to realise the excellent money he owed Arora,” the police talked about.