Firing at Asaram Bapu ashram; one injured

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 19, 2011 - 18:05

Nashik: One person was injured after a devotee
allegedly fired a few rounds at Asaram Bapu ashram in Vadel
village in the district following a group clash, police said
on Tuesday.
The injured, identified as Sanjeev Kisankishor Vaidya, a
resident of Paharganj in Delhi, has been working as a director
of the Ashram here, they said.

The incident took place on Sunday when the followers of
Asaram Bapu entered into an argument with the office-bearers
of the Ashram over a trivial issue.

A stray bullet hit Vaidya when one of the followers fired
few rounds from his revolver following the clash, they said.

Vaidya who was initially treated at a government hospital
in Malegaon has been released after treatment.
The police have registered a case against a person named
Gangadhar Shelar and his family members on complaint of Vaidya
while Shelar has also lodged a counter complaint against
Vaidya, they said.


First Published: Tuesday, April 19, 2011 - 18:05

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