Gorakhpur : Dr Kafeel Ahmed’s brother shot near Gorakhnath Temple


Gorakhpur : Kashif Jameel, brother of Dr Kafeel Ahmad Khan, was shot at by two unidentified motorcycle-borne men near highly secured Gorakhnath temple area around 10 pm on Sunday.

According to reports, the shooting took place when Kashif Jameel was returning home. Two unidentified attackers, who were chasing him, sprayed him with bullets when he was near Gorakhnath temple. Three bullets hit him on the hand, shoulder and one pierced through the neck.

He was rushed to Star Hospital in critical condition. “My family was living under constant threat. We were not provided any security despite our requests,’ Dr Kafeel said.

Dr Kafeel Khan who was released on bail after eight months has been a target. He now stated in a Whatsapp message, “mere bhai Jameel ko aaj bullet shot se 3 fire kr murder karne ka try kiya gaya….I always said they will try to kill us.”

The police have registered a case against unidentified miscreants and ordered an investigation.


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