Former Councillor Pratap Singh Chouhan was attacked last night following a meagre argument in Alipura. Chouhan was stabbed by history sheeter Adil. He has received severe injuries on face and has been admitted to MB hospital.
A case of lethal assault has been filed against Adil based on Chouhan’s report. Police are on alert in Alipura and the nearby areas and extra police force has been appointed as safety measures. The reason behind attack is probably financial transaction along with sewerage problems and water scarcity.
It has been reported that Chouhan was having discussions on the road near Alipura school with the women in the colony regarding general issues faced by the residents of that area. An argument erupted regarding some topic with Adil. This was around 8 p.m. The discussions turned into heated arguments and Adil lost control and stabbed Chouhan on the spot. As the uproar increased the gathering , Adil took to his heels. Chouhan was taken to Emergency in MB hospital where he underwent stitches on face.
Hearing the news of attack; Collector, Mayor and a lot of other dignitaries visited Chouhan in the hospital and stayed there until late night. ASP Sudhir Joshi was asked to take strict action against Adil.
Police team searched for Adil s/o Abdul Majid in Alipura and nearby areas. Adil was arrested late night. Police force has been appointed in Alipura to keep a check on situations.