Man shot at, injured inside Howrah station complex

Last Updated: Saturday, June 22, 2013 - 13:29

Howrah: A man was shot at and injured at the Howrah station subway this morning creating panic among the commuters.

The incident took place at around 9 AM when the man identified as Sheikh Moinuddin, a resident of Tajpur in East Midanpore district, was about to climb the stairs of the subway of the station to reach the passenger ticket counter in the station building, Howrah city police said.

Moinuddin suffered a bullet injury in his hand and was rushed to the Howrah district hospital. As people ran helter skelter in panic, some of them chased the attacker Shiekh Asalam and caught him. He was later handed over to the police, who arrested him.
The police said Moinuddin had arrived in Howrah by bus from Tajpur and Aslam, a resident of Khanakul in Hooghly, is suspected to have followed him.
Dispute over payment of money is suspected to be the reason behind the incident, the police added.

PTI

First Published: Saturday, June 22, 2013 - 13:29
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