On Saturday, shots were fired at the Aligarh Muslim University (AMU) campus in Aligarh, Uttar Pradesh. Due to which the atmosphere of the university deteriorated. Here two outside boys entered the campus and threatened a student. When other students opposed him, he started firing. However no one got shot.
After firing bullets, both the boys started running from the spot. After which the security personnel present there followed him for a long distance. After which one of the accused was caught, while the other fled. Police have recovered a pistol and a large number of cartridges from the accused. During interrogation, the accused said, “The girls in the campus were laughing seeing us. So we fired in anger.”
Saturday afternoon event
About the incident, a teacher of the university said that some students were sitting on the campus at around 12.30 pm on Saturday. Meanwhile, a young man came there and started threatening the students. Arguments started on both sides. Seeing the outside youth, senior students also came there and asked them to leave. He told that both the youths left from there. After some time they came back again and started firing. This caused a stampede on the campus. After which the security personnel reached there after hearing the sound of gunshots. Seeing them, both the accused started running away on the bike.
The security personnel chased and caught the accused
Both the accused reached Jeevangarh while running away from the university. The security team of AMU was also chasing both the accused. They also followed him and reached Jeevangarh. Where both the accused were hiding their bags of arms. Meanwhile, the security personnel caught the accused Shoaib alias Choba. A pistol and more than 24 live cartridges were recovered from his bag.
Police took the accused into custody
After being caught, accused Shoaib told that he was leaving the campus. During this, the students sitting there had commented on him. When he protested, both the sides came to the point of fighting. After that he carried out the incident. Police has started interrogation by taking the accused Shoaib into custody, while the other accused are also being searched.
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