SAMBA, Feb 2: A youth had a narrow escape after he was fired upon by an absconder late last night by a desi Kata near Vijaypur canal.
The youth has been identified as Sumit Jandyal, son of Om Parkash of Ward 9, Vijaypur.
Reports said that one Vikas alias Vicky, son of Ravinder Singh of Gurah More Vijaypur fired upon Sumit Jandiyal late last night from a desi gun. Sumit however had a narrow escape as the bullet missed the target. Vicky fled after firing. Old rivalry between the two is stated to be cause of attack.
The Vijaypur Police has registered a case under Section 307 and started investigation. Police has launched a man hunt for the assailant and his two accomplices. Repots said Vicky is already an absconder and wanted in connection of some cases by police.