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)