Cop shot dead while inspecting car

Published: Nov 26, 2012, 14:49 IST | Agencies

A 49-year-old Delhi Police head constable was shot dead early today by an unidentified man.

A 49-year-old Delhi Police head constable was shot dead early today by an unidentified man during a vehicle checking drive at a check post in the national capital, police said.

Delhi Police head constable shot dead
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Head constable Ramkishan was shot dead around 2.10 am while he was inspecting a car in the Nangloi area of west Delhi. He was rushed to the Braham Shakti Hospital where he was pronounced dead.

"Ramkishan had stopped a car as part of a routine vehicle checking drive. After checking the passengers in the rear seat when he approached the driver's seat, a person sitting beside the driver shot him," a police official said.

The head constable is survived by his wife and two sons.

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