Shootout again in Kolkata, the state capital of West Bengal and this time the target was a businessman Pankaj Singh.
The Daily Vendor Newspaper correspondent reports that Pankaj Singh was returning back to his Howrah residence when he was shot at on Sunday night.
The incident happened in front of Gorky Sadan theater hall in central south Kolkata.
It is learned that Pankaj Singh’s car was first being surrounded by the miscreants and after arguing a bit, they shot bullet at him. But luckily the bullet hit Pankaj on the shoulder and he was rushed to a nearby hospital.
The Daily Vendor however learnt that Singh is stable for now, this is according to hospital sources.
According to the report available to The Daily Vendor, the clock strikes about 12 o’clock on Sunday night. Businessman Pankaj Singh was returning home from Kolkata to Howrah. On the way, a few bikes stopped his car near the signal at Minto Park shortly after Gorky sadan. Pankaj Singh did not understand the matter at first. He got out of the car and onto the street and saw that there are 5 bikes around his car, there are several unknown miscreants. Pankaj asked why his car was stopped and he started arguing with the miscreants.
Then suddenly the miscreants shot at him. The bullet hit his shoulder and went out but he survived. However, he was shot in the right hand. He fell to the ground. Seeing that, the miscreants fled from there. Police later rescued Pankaj Singh and admitted him to a private hospital in nearby New Alipore.
However, the police are not yet sure about the real reason for the shooting. Pankaj Singh is a renowned promoter and that is why it is initially being speculated that such an incidenet may have taken place Accordingl to his family, he had been in loggerheads with some people over business for some time. The police are looking into all aspects.