Crime and Accident

Property dealer escapes murder bid in Faridabad

Property dealer escapes murder bid in Faridabad

Faridaba: A property dealer escaped with minor injuries after he was hit by a speeding car allegedly driven by his former business partner in Sector-11 area here, police said today.

Devendra Kumar Mangla had gone for morning walk on February 9 when he was hit by Sunil Mittal’s car. The incident was captured on CCTV, they said.

According to the Investigation officer Kartar Singh, Mangla and Mittal were business partners but developed dispute over share of a flat which they had jointly owned.

Mittal and Mangla got into a verbal duel on February 7, after which Mangla approached police. On February 9, Mittal ran his car over Mangla, leaving him with minor injuries, Singh said.

A complaint has been registered against Mittal following a threat call to Mangla yesterday, he said.

The police has registered a case of attempt to murder against Mittal and a manhunt launched to nab him, Singh said.