Lawyer shot useless in Noida, police examine property dispute with family

The police contacted the family of the deceased and went to the scene of the accident for an investigation. (Representative Photo: AFP)

He was hospitalized with gunshot wounds and later died of his injuries.

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A lawyer was allegedly shot dead by a stranger in the Noida district of Uttar Pradesh, police officers said on Tuesday.

The incident occurred Monday evening and the late lawyer was identified as a resident of Ilahabas village, around 30 years old, officials said.

Deputy Police Commissioner (Central Noida) Harish Chander said officers at the local Phase 2 police station had been alerted that the lawyer had been hospitalized with gunshot wounds.

“During the initial investigation, it was found that he died of gunshot wounds,” Chander said.

He said the police contacted the deceased’s family and went to the accident site for an investigation.

“The initial investigation found that Nishant had long had a property dispute with some relatives. His sister also had an argument with her in-laws. These two angles are being examined in detail, ”said the DCP.

He said an FIR was filed and four police teams were formed to solve the case.

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