A middle aged advocate was attacked by his own client, a history sheeter on Sunday evening.
Victim Mohammed Farooq was attacked by his client and neighbour Imran Khan who is a history sheeter at Bhinder area of Udaipur.
Victim Farooq told DU that it was around 6 pm when he went to the government hospital of Bhinder to consult a doctor following his illness, as soon as he came out the accused who were 3 in number approached him on motorcycle,out of the 3 riders one Imran pulled out a country made pistol and opened fire at him, the accused fired 3 bullets on the victim out of which one got missed while two of them hit him in his legs.
Farooq also said that he and the accused donot have any issues between them but he has attacked him on the behest of one freind Pintu with whom the victim is having and old enimity.
Farooq was immediately rushed to the local hospital but later referred to M.B hospital of Udaipur for further treatment.
The incidence panicked all advocate at Udaipur and several members of Udaipur Bar Association rushed to M.B hospital to see the victim.
Talking to DU the President of Udaipur Bar Association Manish Sharma said”The entire Lawyer community is unhappy with the incidence,we have met the SP regarding the action against the accused and also demanded to arrest the accused immediately, we have also handed him over a memorandum in connection with the mishap,SP assured them for quick arrest of the accused and police will not take any action than BAR Association will take further steps in this regard.
However an FIR has been lodged against the accused and the hunt for yhrm is going on.