Amity University: Student points gun at fellow student, arrested
A student of Amity University in Noida has been arrested on the charges of attempt to murder after he allegedly pointed a pistol at another student of the institute over an old tiff, police said. Surya Kumar (24) was detained yesterday, a day after the incident occurred outside the University in Sector 125, the police said, adding that he was arrested today. Here's more.
Details about complainant and accused
Kumar, a resident of Dasna in Ghaziabad, is a final-year B.Com student, while complainant Vivek Yadav, a resident of Safrabad village in Noida Sector 73, is a first-year MBA student in the University.
Two had a spat last month over parking of vehicles
Both the students had a spat last month. Yadav said, "Parking inside the campus isn't allowed for students. But Kumar was drunk and he got his car inside. I got hit on my leg by his vehicle... I complained to my teachers. Kumar was scolded and told not to bring his vehicle inside the campus. After that, he had warned me of dire consequences."
What was the incident?
Yadav said that on Thursday, he was in his car at the parking lot outside the campus when he was confronted by Kumar, who was in another vehicle. "He came towards my car with a pistol. I quickly rolled up the windows and started the engine. Meanwhile, I also called up the emergency police number for help," Yadav said.
Kumar was charged under various IPC Sections
"Kumar got on to the bonnet of my car and then latched on to the window while pointing the pistol at me," Yadav said. Subsequently, a case was lodged against Kumar at Sector 39 police station, officials said. Kumar has been charged under Indian Penal Code sections 307 (attempt to murder), 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), and 506 (criminal intimidation), among others, police said.