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Firing in film city: Shooters still at large


Mumbai: Even after eleven days of the firing incident in film city here, Mumbai Police is still struggling to reach out to the shooters.

“Yes, this is true that we have not been able to nab the shooters, but we are very much hopeful that we will reach upto them very soon,” said Vilas Chavan, senior police inspector of Arey Colony police, which is investigating the case.

He further said that they have got specific information about shooters– Suresh Gaikwad, Sandip Khairnar and Ramesh Kamble and have circulated their pictures to the police team members.

However, police had arrested three alleged plotters of this case over a week ago.

Three persons identified as Sumit Talekar (22), Jugal Dodiya (26) and Yogesh Kokane (31) were arrested on May 24 for their alleged involvement in the firing incident on May 22.

Raju Shinde, an office-bearer of Shiv Sena’s film wing ‘Chitrapat Sena’ was shot at and he was later admitted to Nanavati hospital in suburban Mumbai.

The incident had taken place very close to where mega-star Amitabh Bachchan was shooting.

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