Local ‘Gangster’ shot dead in Srinagar : Police

A local “gangster” of “16 Gujjar Gang” was on Tuesday shot dead in Nawa Kadal area of Srinagar following a rivalry between two local gangs in the area, police said here.

Report said that Meeran Ali son of Shabir Ahmad Sheikh f Bulbul Lanker locality of Nawa Kadal was shot dead as there was rivalry between two local gangs in the area.

“There was rivalry between two local gangs–Downtown Itehad and Gujjar Gang in thee area and Meeran was part of Gujjar Gang and he was a known gangster of the area and today morning he was shot at and was later rushed to a nearby healthcare facility, where he succumbed,” the top official said.

He said that further investigation has been taken up regarding the incident and apparently this is a gang fight between two local gangs.