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The officer said late Tuesday night the ATS raided a hotel on Relief Road in Ahmedabad. The accused was staying in this hotel. The accused also opened fire on the ATS, but was later arrested.
The official said, 'Confidential information was received that Chhota Shakeel sent a sharp shooter to kill a BJP leader. On the basis of which the team raided the hotel. When we tried to catch the accused, he fired at us.
He said that no one was injured during this period. Two pistols have been recovered from the accused. The identity of the accused will be revealed after the initial inquiry is completed. According to the hotel manager, a person from Mumbai took the room on Tuesday.
Meanwhile, BJP leader Gordhan Zadaphia in Gir Somnath district said that he had received information that the accused had been sent to kill him. Zadafia said, “State Home Minister Pradeep Singh Jadeja told me that a sharp shooter sent to kill me has been arrested.”