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.