Crime in Delhi: Second in day, man shot dead in east Delhi

09 August 2018, 02:20 PM

It is not only crime against women, but also crime at all level is on the rise in Delhi. In a second case of shooting in the national capital since Wednesday, a shopkeeper in East Delhi has been shot dead by two unidentified bike-borne assailants, police said.

On Wednesday, a man was shot dead in South Delhi. The latest shooting incident occurred at Ghazipur Dairy Farm area around 11:30 pm on Wednesday. The shopkeeper was identified as 32-year-old Shamin, police said. Shamin and his cousin were standing outside the shop when the two men came and shot at them after picking up a fight, a senior police officer said.

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Shamin's body has been sent for post-mortem and a case registered. CCTV footage are being scanned and the police are investigating if it was a case of personal enmity.

Earlier on 8 August, a man was allegedly shot dead following a fight that broke out among some youths in South Delhi. Following the incident two people were arrested and a juvenile apprehended.

The incident took place at Tigri area around 10 pm. The victim and the accused are said to be distant relatives, police said.

(With inputs from agencies)

First Published: Thursday, August 09, 2018 01:38 PM
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