Dec 27: A final year student of mechanical engineering Anuj Gautam, at Greater Noida Institutes of Technology and Management (GNITM) was shot by two of his former schoolmate late on Tuesday night was immediately rushed to the Kailash hospital.
Although the bullet stuck in the ribcage after damaging lung has been removed out of the body but his condition is still being critical and not gone out of danger, said the hospital sources.
The incident took place at the residence of Anil, victim’s elder brother at Greater Noida and the report was filed by him in Sector 39 police station.
The police have registered a case of attempt to murder and a search team has been sent to Aligarh to nab the duo assailant.
The two assailants Deepak Choudhary and Vinish Kumar both belong to Gautam’s hometown, Aligarh were absconding since the incident and the police were searching the weapon, a local made pistol with which they have committed the crime.
"Gautam was reportedly bullied by the three constantly and had begun to distance himself from them," said a police official.
His brother Anil, an electronic and telecommunications engineer with Vodafone, said that the duo attacked Anuj because he refused to let them stay in his rented house in Sector 37. Anil added that he and Anuj had shifted to Noida from their Vasundhra residence in Ghaziabad just to avoid the frequent visits from Deepak and Vinish. On Tuesday night the duo alleged Anuj of increasing distance between them and after arguments resented by shot at him.
"According to our information, Deepak and Vinish had studied in the same public school in Aligarh as Anil and Anuj. After that they had gradually drifted away, joining different professions. We hope to nab the two accused by Thursday morning," Noida superintendent of police, Paresh Pande, said.
Hardly a fortnight ago, a class VIII student of a Gurgaon international school was shot dead in the school premises by two of his classmates over some personal dispute.
Debate on our education system for not providing moral education to the present generation is still going on since the Gurgaon incident before this saddened crime again took place and this incident certainly should aggravate the sincere debate on it to find the rational solution.