Police tell the BBC that the victim is being treated for serious injuries.
<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>Shiv Sena leader Satish Pradhan on Wednesday surrendered before the Special CBI Court (Ayodhya Prakaran) in connection with the 1992 Babri demolition case. He was, later, granted bail by the court on furnishing a surety and personal bond for Rs 20,000 each.The Shiv Sena leader was to surrender along with five other accused on Saturday but his counsel had sought time for his appearance due to illness. Five other accused, including Mahant Nritya Gopal Das, Ganpat Rai, BL Sharma, Dr Ram Vilas Vedanti and Daharam Das Maharaj had surrendered before the Special CBI Court on Saturday. They were released on bail by the CBI Jude SK Yadav.Pradhan is a former mayor of Thane in Maharashtra. He was also a member of Rajya Sabha from Maharashtra for two terms from July 5,1992 to July 4, 1998 and July 5, 1998 to July 4, 2004.In pursuance of the Supreme Court order dated April 19, the Special CBI Court is likely to invoke fresh charges under Section 120 (B) of the IPC against six accused of Rae Bareli Court excluding Rajasthan Governor and former UP Chief Minister Kalyan Singh whose name was omitted from the list of accused due to Constitutional immunity.The six accused including former Deputy Prime Minister LK Advani, ex-HRD minister and BJP MP Dr Murli Manohar Joshi, Union minister Uma Bharati, BJP MP Vinay Katiyar, Sadhvi Ritambhara and Vishnu Hari Dalmia will have to surrender before the court once criminal conspiracy charges were framed afresh against them.
<!– /11440465/Dna_Article_Middle_300x250_BTF –>The DRI has roped in Income Tax department to look into the recovery of about Rs one crore cash from the house of a national-level shooter in Meerut district of Uttar Pradesh during recent raids conducted by it. The IT department will look into the source of the money recovered from the house, a DRI official said today. A syndicate involved in gun-running and wildlife trade was busted on Sunday by the Directorate of Revenue Intelligence (DRI). Three accused including Slovenian national Boris Sobotic Mikolic have been arrested for their alleged involvement in the racket. The trio were intercepted after their arrival at the IGI Airport here by a Turkish Airlines flight from Slovenia’s capital Ljubljana via Istanbul on Saturday. They were carrying 25 illegally imported lethal weapons and other items worth about Rs 4.5 crore with them, according to a senior DRI official. They had incorrectly declared the quantity and value of the arms and ammunition to the customs officials and tried to get these items cleared by misusing the scheme meant for renowned shooters, he said. The rules permit professional shooters to import a limited quantity of arms and ammunition for practice. The accused — Amit Goyal, Anil Kumar Langan and Mikolic — have been arrested for allegedly violating customs rules to evade payment of import duty, the official said. They have been sent to 14 days in judicial custody by a local court. Following the detention of the accused, the DRI had carried out searches at multiple places including the house of the national-level shooter, Prashant Bishnoi, son of a retired army colonel, and seized over hundred illegally imported firearms, 117 kg of nilgai meat, horns and skins of leopards and blackbucks. The DRI officials said nothing specific has come out against the retired army officer. Unaccounted cash of about Rs one crore and two lakh cartridges were also seized during the searches. The firearms of various make and models — Glock (Austria), Italy-made Beretta, Arsenal, Benelle and Blaser (Germany) — were seized along with expensive cameras, thermal imaging binoculars and cartridges during the raids.(This article has not been edited by DNA’s editorial team and is auto-generated from an agency feed.)