As per the police statement on Wednesday, a man, 18, escaped an abduction attempt unhurt during which the suspects also fired shots at him in south Delhi’s Sangam Vihar area
The police also stated that the incident took place on the night of Tuesday at J-Block of Sangam Vihar near Kali Mandir.
According to Deputy Commissioner of Police (South) Benita Mary Jaiker, Satyam Kumar Jha was talking to his friend Sohail when the accused, Amarpal and Nobita, and their associates accosted him.
The DCP elaborated on the incident and said that the accused were on two motorcycles and a scooty started taking Jha towards a bike forcibly. He was beaten by the accused once he resisted, he explained.
Later, a crowd formed there and individuals started to step in. Amarpal fired two rounds at Jha with a pistol, but he escaped unhurt, Jaiker added.
The police reached the spot at 8:20 pm after receiving information about the firing incident.
The people around said that all the accused fled the spot after they started to collect there.Two empty cartridges were also recovered from the crime scene.
According to the DCP, a case has been filed under Indian Penal Code sections 307 (attempt to murder), 365 (kidnapping or abducting with intent secretly and wrongfully to confine person), 511 (punishment for attempting to commit offences punishable with life imprisonment or other imprisonment), and 34 (common intention), as well as the provisions of the Arms Act.
Efforts are being made to nab the absconding accused, police added.
(With inputs from PTI)