Ghaziabad: It's been nearly 3 days since unidentified armed assailants attacked senior BJP leader Brijpal Teotia in Ghaziabad but the criminals are still out of police net.
The attackers, who were chased by police, however, managed to escape from the spot.
Local police has recovered the vehicle used in the attack along with automatic weapons from "close to the place of occurrence" but the attacker are still out of police net.
Police said that at least 100 rounds were fired from AK-47 rifles between 7:20 PM to 7:22 PM on Thursday, Aug 11.
Here is what actually happened in those two minutes:-
-Brijpal Teotia and his group of close aides and gunners were travelling in two scorpios on Rawli road.
-They were heading towards NH 58 to reach Kavi nagar in Ghaziabad.
-Two fortunner SUVs waylaid them from front and rear.
-The assailants shot at vehicles randomly with automatic weapons, AK 47, etc.
-Brijpal Teotia was seated in front seat of scorpio came under hail of gunshots.
-Brijpal Teotia's gunners responded to attackers with retaliatory firing.
-Assailants fled from the scene after retaliatory firing.
-Brijpal Teotia and his injured aides were taken to the hospital.
UP DGP Javeed Ahmad has said that police is investigating the crime from different angles and a team of forensic experts have been sent to collect evidences.
Teotia contested the 2012 state Assembly elections from Muradnagar seat but lost and was preparing for 2017 polls.