Jalgaon, Maharashtra, Dec 31: Two unidentified assailants fired at former corporator Santosh Patil of the Jalgaon Municipal Corporation's (JMC) here on Monday morning, police said.
According to the police, when Mr Patil was heading towards his fields two unidentified persons riding on a motorcycle approached the former corporator and started firing at him.
With a bullet in the chest, Mr Patil was rushed to the Civil Hospital and later shifted to a private hospital, where he is kept under medical supervision.
According to the preliminary investigation, the incident could be the result of old enmity, however, its' a prima facie observation.
A case has been registered by the Jalgaon City Police and further investigation exploring political angles is underway as the victim's wife is the sitting corporator at the civic body. (UNI)