Mathura, May 28: A lady advocate was today stabbed and shot at allegedly by seven persons inside court premises in Sadar Bazar area here, police said.
42-year-old Asha Rani Sharma was attacked this afternoon when she had gone to collect some files in chamber of another advocate in the collectorate compound, police said.
Pawan, son of the advocate, has lodged complaint against seven persons, they said.
"Three teams have been formed to nab the culprits. The actual cause would be known after her recovery, however, it appears to be a dispute related to a temple," Ram Kishor, Superintendent of Police (SP) said.
"The culprits first attacked her with knives and then shot her at head," the SP said.
It appears that the advocate has offered resistance prior to the deadly attack as their were many pieces of bangles on the spot," he said. PTI