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Congress leader`s son shot at near Kotputali

PTI | Last Updated: Tuesday, December 24, 2013 - 18:18

Jaipur: The son of a former Parliamentary Secretary in the Gehlot government was shot at by assailants over a mining lease dispute near Kotputali in the district on Tuesday, police said.

Vikki Kasana (24), son of former Parliamentary Secretary Ramswaroop Kasana, was shot at by five assailants over a mining lease dispute near a crushing site in Kotputali in Jaipur district in the wee hours today, they said.
He received three bullets, one each in his right hand, thigh and near knee, following which he was rushed to the Sawai

Man Singh Hospital, the police said, adding that his condition was now stable.

One of the assailants identified as Gajji Jagarwal was arrested from Kotputali this morning while four of his accomplices were still at large, they said.
The assailants came in a jeep and asked the victim to come out of the crushing site. They, then, opened indiscriminate fire at him, police said.

Additional forces have been deployed in Kotputali and surrounding villages to maintain law and order in view of the tension following the incident, they claimed.

First Published: Tuesday, December 24, 2013 - 18:18

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