Aligarh university law student shot at

Feb 01, 2016, 10:03 IST | Agencies

FIR lodged against nine; varsity terms attack an outcome of personal rivalry

Aligarh: A law student from Aligarh Muslim University was shot at and critically wounded by nine persons at Shamshad Market, adjoining the varsity campus.

The victim, Mohammad Khalid, was returning to his hostel after a students' meeting to discuss the issue of minority character of AMU when the assailants on separate bikes opened fire at him and then attacked him with a sharp-edged weapon, AMU spokesperson Rahat Abrar said.

The victim was rushed to Jawarlal Nehru Medical College, where his condition was stated to be serious. “Personal rivalry led to the incident,” Abrar said.

An FIR was registered at Civil Lines police station against nine persons including five AMU students and some former students. Those named in the FIR include Siraj, Faisal Mustafa, Divyaanshu, Dawood and Mohammad Faizan.

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