SP leader's son injured in firing

Samajwadi Party leader Mahendra Pal's 32-year-old son was injured in firing during a brawl in Sahibabad area of the district.

Manoj, the son of SP leader Mahendra Pal, was returning home from his factory situated in Anand industrial area in his car along with some of his friends last night when the incident happened, SHO Sahibabad Upendra Yadav said.

Manoj and his friends objected to three persons who were blocking traffic and a heated argument broke out.

In the meantime, a factory guard rushed to the spot and in his bid to pacify them his gun went off, police said.

Manoj received pellet injuries and was rushed to a nearby hospital. An FIR has been registered and police have arrested the guard, the police officer said.

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