Turned out to be property dispute
Vadodara crime branch has arrested the assailant and his friend who fled after firing on Naeem Sheikh’s wife, who lives in an Ashiyana building behind the city’s Yakutpura soda factory. The police investigation has revealed that young brother of husband planned to kill his sister-in-law with the help of his friend in a property dispute.
DCP of Crime Branch Jaideepsinh Jadeja said, on September 8, at noon two strangers entered inside the house of Naeem Abdul Sheikh, a resident of Yakutpura, on the pretext of giving a invitation card.
One of them fired a round at Aminabanu who had come to collect the card. He tried to shoot another but failed and both fled from the spot. People came running as injured Amina shouted and shifted her to Sayaji Hospital.
Meanwhile, when the incident was reported, Crime Branch team began investigation based on the CCTV and the husband of the injured wife Naeem Sheikh raised doubt over his brother Moin Sheikh as the attacker.
In nearly 36 hours of investigation the team arrested Moin Sheikh from Juhapura Ahmedabad and his friend Amzadsha Diwan from Relief hotel near Lal Darwaza. The team also seized the countrymade pistol, mobiles, two wheeler and other items from them.
DCP Jadeja further said that, Moin Sheikh planned to assassinate his brother Naeem Sheikh’s wife Aminabanu and done reiki for the last six-seven days sitting in a rickshaw.
On the afternoon of September 8, under the pretext of giving invitation card, he entered inside the house and tried to kill his sister-in-law Aminaba by firing on her. Moin Sheikh and his friend Amjadsha Diwan came to Tandalja on a moped after attacking his sister in law.
And there he changed clothes in his rented house at Aafia Park. He then put the pistol as well as the clothes worn while committing the crime in two separate plastic bags and taken out on the moped and thrown the clothes bag into Tandalja Lake. He hid the pistol bag in his first mother-in-law’s house. Meanwhile, Moin Sheikh left the moped near a complex and reached Amitnagar Circle in a rickshaw with his wife Sagupta Khatun and associate Amjadsha Diwan and from there fled to Ahmedabad.
Based on the information the crime branch team caught the accused in less then two days.