SP leader’s son shot dead in GhaziabadAugust 12th, 2012 - 7:16 pm ICT by IANS
Ghaziabad, Aug 12 (IANS) The son of a Samajwadi Party (SP) leader was Sunday shot dead in Ghaziabad by his own uncle in a dispute over buying a luxury car, police said.
Prashant Kaushik alias Sachin, son of Samajwadi Party leader Sudhir Kaushik, sustained six bullet injuries on his chest and head when his uncle Hari Mohan Kaushik, also a party leader, opened fire from his licensed 9mm pistol in Shastri Nagar residential locality here, police said.
“Hari Mohan Kaushik, a former councillor of Ghaziabad Municipal Corporation, opened indiscriminate firing on his nephew after a dispute arose between them over withdrawal of Rs.28 lakh to buy a luxury car from their real estate company,” said sub-inspector Sudhir Tyagi of Kavi Nagar police station.
“After pumping six bullet into Prashant, Hari Mohan alias Tinku fled the spot. We have found six empty cartridges from the spot,” said Tyagi.
Prashant’s elder brother, Anurag Kaushik said that around 1.30 a.m. Sunday Prashant and Hari Mohan were drinking whisky in Hari Mohan’s Terricona SUV car.
They quarelled over Prashant withdrawing Rs.28 lakh from the company’s account for an expensive car. Hari Mohan also insisted buying a new car from company’s joint account. When Prashant opposed, a heated discussion took place and Hari Mohan pumped six bullets into Prashant from his licensed revolver and fled away from the scene.
Hari Mohan had already withdrwan Rs.18 lakh three months ago for his Hyundai SUV Terricona car.
“We are trying to arrest Hari Mohan Kaushik. Raids are being conducted at his possible hideouts in Ghaziabad and other places in the adjoining districts,” Tyagi added.
Sudhir Kaushik was a former treasurer of the Congress party. Recently he joined Samajwadi Party along with his brother Hari Mohan Kaushik.
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