A 57-year-old man was shot useless allegedly by three males inside his dwelling in Northeast Delhi’s Usmanpur. Police stated the three males had come to assault the person’s son however fired at him as an alternative.
The deceased, Satish Kumar, was standing on the balcony of his home when the three assailants got here and fired bullets at 1 am on Thursday. One of many bullets hit Kumar and he succumbed to his accidents.
Sanjay Kumar Sain, DCP (Northeast), stated the person was rushed to Jag Pravesh hospital however he was declared useless on arrival. Police spoke to his son Sunil and located that the three assailants got here on a motorbike and shouted Sunil’s title. He was standing within the storage whereas his father was on the primary flooring. The accused then fired at his father and fled.
DCP Sain stated Sunil recognized one of many assailants as Mohit Thakur, a resident of Sonia Vihar. The investigating group discovered that Thakur together with just a few males had been making an attempt to evade arrest and a few of them are in Loni, hiding inside a home. A raiding group went there however the males fled from the home on their bikes. When the police adopted them, they fired on the police.
Police additionally retaliated and fired bullets, one in every of which hit Thakur. His associates, Ajay and Gaurav, managed to flee.
Police stated Thakur and Ajay are historical past sheeters and concerned in incidents of firing.
A senior police officer stated, “Thakur is concerned in a case of sexual harassment. The case was registered on the grievance of Sunil’s relative. We suspect the boys wished to take revenge and should have deliberate the firing to threaten Sunil.”
Kumar was a Delhi authorities worker and is survived by his spouse and three kids.