Senior BJP leader Brijpal Teotia, 54, and five others were seriously injured on Thursday when over rounds of fire were opened on their car in Muradnagar, Ghaziabad. The injured were initially admitted at a hospital in Ghaziabad. However, Teotia was shifted to Fortis Hospital in Noida, reported IG Surjeep Pandey. Teotia, is currently on life support. While his condition is stable, the doctors have kept him under observation for the next 48 hours.
“Mr Teotia was admitted in a critical condition with multiple gun shot injuries. So far, three surgeons have operated on him and he is currently on life support. He is on life support. We’ll need to keep a close watch on him for the next 48 hrs,” says Gagan Sehgal, Zonal Director, Fortis Hospital.
“Teotia and his associates were travelling in two Scorpios when another vehicle overtook them. The assailants, who were inside the vehicle, started firing indiscriminately. Three or four men travelling with Teotia have also sustained bullet injuries. They are undergoing treatment at Sarvodaya Hospital in Ghaziabad. The hospital has referred Teotia to Fortis Hospital in Noida for further treatment. We are conducting raids in the area,” said Ghaziabad Senior Superintendent of Police K S Emmanuel.