Delhi: Two men shot at in Seelampur, hospitalised

- July 9, 2024
| By : Patriot Bureau |

A case under Sections 109(1), 3(5) of the Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita (BNS) and Section 25 of the Arms Act has been registered, police said.

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Delhi: Two men were shot in Delhi’s Seelampur area early Tuesday morning, police said.

The victims, Umar (19) and Waseem (35), were sitting in a park when they were attacked by two assailants around 1:40 am.

Both men sustained bullet wounds to their legs and were subsequently taken to a hospital for treatment.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (Northeast) Joy Tirkey stated that one of the attackers, Azad (42), a resident of Mustafabad, has been apprehended. Azad has five prior cases of theft and snatching against him, and a 7.65 mm pistol was confiscated from him.

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The other attacker, identified as Jahid alias Chor (40), a resident of Ghaziabad in Uttar Pradesh, is currently at large. He has a previous snatching case registered against him.

A case has been registered under Sections 109(1), 3(5) of the Bharatiya Nyaya Sanhita (BNS) and Section 25 of the Arms Act. Efforts to apprehend Jahid are ongoing, Tirkey added. (With inputs from PTI)