38-yr-old shot dead by three in Wel­come

DNA (Delhi) - - DELHI -

A 38-year-old man was shot dead Fri­day al­legedly by three uniden­ti­fied men when he had gone to visit his daugh­ter’s grave in north­east Delhi’s Wel­come area Fri­day, po­lice said. The in­ci­dent took place at around 3.30 pm when three uniden­ti­fied per­sons came there and a scuf­fle broke out be­tween them. They shot the vic­tim, iden­ti­fied as Me­hfuz, mul­ti­ple times, Atul Ku­mar Thakur, DCP (north­east), said.

Lo­cals in­formed po­lice about the in­ci­dent fol­low­ing which the vic­tim was ad­mit­ted to a nearby hos­pi­tal, where doc­tors de­clared him brought dead, he said.

Po­lice are scan­ning the CCTV cam­eras in the area to iden­tify the as­sailants, he said. Me­hfuz was a prop­erty dealer and two cases, in­clud­ing mur­der and at­tempt to mur­der, was reg­is­tered against him and was out on bail, he added.

Po­lice are prob­ing the case in all an­gles, in­clud­ing per­sonal en­mity, and fur­ther in­ves­ti­ga­tion is un­der­way, po­lice said.

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