Chandigarh, May 18 (IANS) Three assailants who fired at a murder accused within the courts complex in Bhiwani city of Haryana on Thursday were arrested from the spot and three firearms seized from them, the police said.Also Read - Delhi Metro's Najafgarh-Dhansa Bus Stand Corridor on Grey Line Opened For Passengers. All You Need to Know

Bhiwani Superintendent of Police Surinder Singh Bhoria said Sher Singh, booked on a murder charge in 2013 by Siwani police, had gone to the district courts in Bhiwani, around 300 km from here, for appearance in the case. Also Read - Haryana School Reopening Update: Classes To Resume For These Standards From September 20 | Details Here

Sher Singh was heading towards a tea shop in the complex when Vinod, Ankit, and Suresh opened fire at him near the lawyers’ chambers. Also Read - Mysterious Fever Grips Haryana's Village; Over 8 Children Dead in Last 10 Days

The police officer said all three assailants were nabbed on the spot and three pistols and a car seized from them.

Sher Singh escaped unhurt, the police officer said.

This is published unedited from the IANS feed.