Belagavi: Gunshots were fired at a murder accused as he attempted to attack officers, informed police.
According to sources, the incident happened on the morning of Tuesday June 21 near Dharmanatha Bhavan. The accused, Vishalsingh Vijaysingh Chauhan (25) was shot in the leg and was taken to the district hospital for treatment.
The team led by DCP (Law and Order) Ravindra Gadadi was involved in the shooting.
Vishalsingh was arrested by police on March 15 for the murder of estate businessman Raju Doddabommanavar (40). Rajus’ second wife, Kiran, is said to have given Vishalsingh a contract to kill her husband.
According to police, Vishalsingh has several cases pending against him at several police stations in Belagavi and Maharashtra.