New Delhi: A city doctor involved in a property dispute with his two brothers was shot at and wounded allegedly by three or four men at Gadaipur in South Delhi, the police said.
The victim, Dr Hans Nagar, a 65-year-old orthopedic surgeon, is under treatment and is reported to be conscious and stable, the police said.
The incident took place outside his farmhouse at Fatehpur Beri in South Delhi, when the doctor was returning home from clinic. The incident happened on the intervening night of April 28 and 29, the police said, adding the victim told police that he suspected that he was attacked at the behest of his two brothers, who have a long-pending dispute with him over a property in Gurgaon.
He also named four others behind planning the attack at him, the police said.
The victim also stated that he too had retaliated by firing around 12-13 rounds from his licensed pistol, in which, he believes that one or two of the assailants got injured, the police said.
Approximately, 22 empty cartridges and two live rounds of 9mm and .0.32 bore have been found at the spot, they added. Police have registered a case and are questioning some suspects.
A case under sections of IPC 307 (attempt to murder),120B ( punishment of criminal conspiracy), 34 (acts done by several persons in furtherance of common intention) and section 25/27 Arms Act has been registered.
Dr Hans U. Nagar completed MBBS from Punjab University in 1973 and MS – Orthopaedics from All India Institute of Medical Sciences, New Delhi in 1977. Since then he has been practising in parts of South Delhi