Two hours later, four persons accosted him when he was sitting at a paan parlour and one of them stabbed him. In his FIR, Desai said that he is currently preparing to take for his Class X as an external student.
“Desai was involved in an accident with another scooter rider at 9.00pm when he was going home for dinner. After dinner, he was sitting at a paan parlour with two friends when four men arrived on four motorcycles. One of them, known to Desai as Utsav Thakor of Ghatlodia village, pulled out a knife and stabbed him in the back,” said a police official.
Police sources said that when passersby rushed to help Desai, the four assailants abandoned their motorcycles at the spot and ran away.
“While Desai was rushed to hospital, we are hunting for the four accused,” a Ghatlodia police official said.