HUBBALLI, Nov 26: Town police inspector Rafeeq Tehsildar opened fire at a notorious rowdy sheeter in an act of self defence on Saturday evening in Hubballi.
According to media reports, Satish Gona is a highly notorious rowdy and wanted in several cases including kidnapping and attempt to murder.
The police had been searching for him for the last one and a half years but he was on large.
The town police received a tip off that Satish has been seen near the Gateway Bar on Gadag Road. When the police went to arrest him, he strongly resisted and reportedly attacked the police. However, the police managed to overpower him and took him into the custody.
The police took him to his house on Mantur Road to recover weapons, he once again attacked the police and tried to escape. Initially, the police fired two rounds into the air as a warning. When Satish did not come in control, the inspector shot at his leg and rushed him to KIMS.