Police have arrested a man accused of opening fire and injuring a man during the communal violence in Haryana's Nuh, officials said on Thursday.
The police, acting on an FIR registered on July 31 at Sohna City police station, arrested Mohammad Kaif.
A Vishva Hindu Parishad-led procession was attacked by mobs in Nuh on July 31. Six people were killed, most of them during the attack. A cleric died in an attack on a mosque in adjoining Gurugram.
In his complaint to the police, a Sohna resident said he suffered an injury on his leg while returning from a gym on the evening of July 31.
Bleeding profusely, the man was admitted to a hospital.
"During treatment, it was revealed that I had been shot in my leg. Some unknown person shot me with the intention of killing me during the communal riots," he said in his complaint.
Subash Boken, a spokesperson for the police, said, "The arrested accused has been identified as Mohammad Kaif, a resident of Lahbas village in Nuh. We will take him on police remand after producing him in a city court.
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