Atiqs: Katra Bomb Blast Has Nothing To Do With Atiq’s Lawyer: Police | Allahabad News

PRAYAGRAJ/LUCKNOW: A crude bomb was hurled in a bylane near the residence of a lawyer of gangster-turned-politician Atiq Ahmad in Katra locality under the limits of Colonelganj police station on Tuesday, sparking panic in the area as the incident came just days after the sensational killing of Atiq and his brother Ashraf.
No one was injured in the incident and a case has been registered, police said and claimed Atiq’s lawyer Dayashankar Mishra was not the target and the incident was a fallout of personal enmity between groups of youths.
However, agencies quoted the lawyer claiming that it was an attempt “to create fear and terror”. “I was in the court when my son informed me that bombs had been hurled. I rushed home. …I think this has been done to frighten me, to create terror. It is a big conspiracy… It is for the police to find out who is behind this,” Mishra told reporters.
According to agencies, in a statement issued in Lucknow, Special Director General of Police (Law and Order) Prashant Kumar said, “On getting information about a bomb being hurled in Gobarwali Gali, police reached the spot… it emerged that Harshit Sonkar had a dispute with Akash Singh, Raunak Yadav and Chhote Singh, due to which Harshit attacked them with a bomb. However, no one was injured.”
“This attack took place in a bylane in front of the residence of Dayashankar Mishra. However, rumour is being spread that Dayashankar Mishra was attacked. This is false information. The spot is being inspected and there is no problem of law and order,” the statement said.
DCP (City) Deepak Bhuker told TOI, “Upon being alerted, a team of Colonelganj police reached the spot. The incident occurred near the residence of Dayashankar Mishra but it had nothing to do with
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