In a shocking incident, a senior citizen identified as Subhash Vishwakarma (80) who was injured in an attack which took place on Saturday night near Maskasath Railway Bridge. The crowd was gathered to see the victim but no one came forward for his help. Meanwhile, a lady rickshaw driver spotted the youth and taken him to the hospital, but her efforts proved futile as the person lost his life on the way to the hospital. Unfortunately, before she could reach hospital due to excessive bleeding the youth breathed his last. After this, the police and ambulance reached to the spot.
In this attack, the friend of the victim Tushar Devghare is also injured. The suspects are notorious goon and they use to have sedative and play cards under the Maskasath railway bridge. As per police, the suspects gathered to murder the Itwari drug mafia Imran.
Police informed that Subhash was working as a labourer and was the resident of Bhilai and at present he was residing with a police friend in Rajiv Gandhinagar. Lakadganj police station is situated close to the spot but since last many years a cannabis den is operational under its jurisdiction. Apart from this a gambling den is also operational in that area due to which for the whole day anti social elements gathered under the bridge. However, despite this police have not taken any action against the goons. It is suspected that Subhash might be addicted to cannabis due to which he went under the bridge.After 24 hours of the murder incident, the Lakadganj police have arrested five suspects including a minor.