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History-sheeter Mahendra Meena shot dead in Pratap Nagar

The shooters opened indiscriminate firing at Meena. He was rushed to a hospital where the doctors declared him dead.

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December 1, 2022, 10:29 pm

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Mahendra Meena who was murdered.

JAIPUR: A 26-year-old man, identified as Mahendra Meena was shot dead by unknown miscreants while he was at tea stall with his friends in Pratap Nagar area on Thursday. Meena was a known criminal and had several police cases registered against him. The police suspect gang war or rivalry to be the motive behind the murder.

The shooters came in a jeep and opened indiscriminate firing at Meena. He was critically injured and rushed to a hospital where the doctors declared him dead. The police have launched an investigation. The name of some suspects including one Vineet Medi has come up.

The incident took place near Godavari Apartment in Pratap Nagar. Mahendra Meena was at a tea stall with some o friends. About six people who are yet to be identified came in a jeep and started firing on Meena. They fired 4-5 rounds of bullets. Meena sustained bullet injuries. The shooters got away in the vehicle. A police team from Pratap Nagar police station rushed to the spot and admitted Meena to a nearby hospital in critical condition.

Police officials said that Meena had a criminal record and had animosity with many other gangs of criminals in the city including the one headed by Vineet Medi. A forensic examination of the spot was also conducted. The police barricades were put up at all exit routes of the area, but the getaway vehicle could not be traced till the reports last came in.

First published: December 1, 2022