Man shot by unidentified persons in Taimoor Nagar

Oct 01, 2018, 10:53 IST | PTI

Locals staged a protest and accused police of being hand in glove with the accused. The victim is grievously injured and in hospital, police said

Man shot by unidentified persons in Taimoor Nagar
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A 34-year-old man was injured after being shot at by two unidentified men in southeast Delhi's Taimoor Nagar Sunday, triggering protests in the area, police said.

The victim was identified as Rupesh. He was injured in firing by two unknown men, who were passing by his house, Chinmoy Biswal, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Southeast) said. Locals alleged that the perpetrators were suspected to be linked to drug peddlers.

Rupesh's family claimed that he had opposed the sale of drugs in the area and that is why he was attacked, police said. Locals staged a protest and accused police of being hand in glove with the accused. The victim is grievously injured and in hospital, police said.

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