Firing Reported Outside Delhi’s Dwarka Court


New Delhi: Two persons were on Wednesday shot at allegedly by two men riding a motorcycle outside Dwarka court in southwest Delhi.

One of the victims, identified as Ankit Dagar, is accused in a case and had come to the court for hearing today, a police officer said

In the afternoon, Mr Dagar had a heated argument with the complainant’s family. After this, when he was standing at a juice stall outside gate number 3 of the court, two men riding a motorcycle opened fire at him.

While one bullet hit Mr Dagar, another hit an attendant at the juice stall. By the time security personnel reached, the accused had fled from the spot. The injured were taken to a hospital and police have registered a case, the officer said.

It is suspected that the duo had come to kill another person who is a witness in a separate case listed to be heard at the court today.

Police have identified some suspects and efforts are on to track them down, the officer said.