Bhubaneswar: The Commisionerate police arrested a youth from Bajrangbihar area under Infocity Police limits here in Odisha, around four hours after he shot at a girl student on Monday.
The accused has been identified as Ashis Kumar Nayak, police said. He shot at a girl student when he was with the latter in her rented house, injuring the victim. The incident took place between 2.30 PM and 2.45 PM.
Update on Infocity incident
After investigation it is now found that accused Asish Ku. Nayak,who is a known criminal was with the victim in her rented house in Bajrangbihar under Infocity when the incident took place. The accused has now been arrested. Further update will follow.
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The girl, who is reportedly pursuing fashion designing at a private institute in the city, suffered bullet injuries on her two legs. She was rushed to at a private hospital soon after the incident . Her condition was stated to be stable, when the last reports came in.
The exact reason behind the firing incident is yet to be ascertained, police said.