Indian woman fires at auto driver after row over parking

21 Jun 2018, 13:13 | updated: 21 Jun 2018, 13:14

NTV Online

A 34-year-old woman open fired at an auto driver over parking of a vehicle on a roadside in India, police said on Thursday, adding that the woman and her husband were arrested.

The incident occurred at around 10:00am in Bhawani Enclave area when some locals made a video of the entire incident and later reported to the police.

The accused identified as Sapna and her husband Bhure were apprehended from the spot and a case against them was lodged in Sector 9 police station here, the police said, adding their aide was absconding.

‘Sunil, an auto driver had parked his vehicle on the roadside. Sapna asked him to take the vehicle away from the road. Following which Sunil placed the vehicle on the edge of the road. Then both involved in a quarrel,’ ACP Rajiv Kumar said.

Sapna was so aggressive that she pulled out a pistol and put it on my forehead. I managed to move at the right time when she fired. The bullet nearly brushed my ear, Sunil said. He added that her husband Bhure also slapped him.

We have booked the woman and her husband and the investigation is underway. A manhunt is on to arrest the third accused, the ACP added.