Chandigarh, May 18 (IANS) Three assailants who fired at a murder accused within the courts complex in Bhiwani city of Haryana on Thursday were arrested from the spot and three firearms seized from them, the police said.
Bhiwani Superintendent of Police Surinder Singh Bhoria said Sher Singh, booked on a murder charge in 2013 by Siwani police, had gone to the district courts in Bhiwani, around 300 km from here, for appearance in the case.
Sher Singh was heading towards a tea shop in the complex when Vinod, Ankit, and Suresh opened fire at him near the lawyers’ chambers.
The police officer said all three assailants were nabbed on the spot and three pistols and a car seized from them.
Sher Singh escaped unhurt, the police officer said.