Man shot at by cop for drinking liquor outside his house

Bhardwaj objected to their drinking and an argument ensued, following which he went inside his house, came out with a gun and fired at them.

PTI| Updated: Jul 14, 2016, 00:14 AM IST

Ghaziabad: A 21-year-old man was severely injured when he was allegedly shot by a policeman outside whose house he was drinking liquor.

Shashank, a Delhi University student, and his two friends were drinking alcohol in a car parked outside the residence of Sub-Inspector Sanjay Bhardwaj, posted in Saharanpur, Senior Superintendent of Police K S Emmanuel said.

Bhardwaj objected to their drinking and an argument ensued, following which he went inside his house, came out with a gun and fired at them.

The bullet hit Shashank in the back. His friends immidiately rushed him to a nearby hospital, where his condition is critical.

Ghaziabad Police has taken up the issue with Saharanpur SSP and demanded departmental action agianst the Sub-Inspector. Bhardwaj has not been arrested yet, Emmanuel said.