As per the police statement on Sunday, the police personnel at a checking point in Delhi’s Defence Colony area were shot at by three men and two of them were arrested after a brief chase.
2 Arrested for Shooting at Police Team in Delhi
According to an official, a policeman received the information that the occupants of a black car had weapons on the intervening night of Friday and Saturday. He further added that following the information, the policeman immediately informed a team of the highway patrolling staff after which they started checking all the vehicles near the BRT petrol pump while the car was spotted and signalled to stop.
Responding to which the car’s driver opened fire on the patrolling team and tried to flee, but the vehicle was stopped near a bus depot, added the police official.
The patrolling team arrested Anuj Rawat and Yamin while the driver, Monu, managed to escape, said the police, further adding that Yamin who suffered a bullet injury, has been admitted to a hospital.
The official further added that while escaping Monu again fired at the team, though a constable managed to catch him and take his revolver, Monu during the scuffle snatched the policeman’s gun and fled.
According to the police, Monu is named in 23 cases, including murder and attempt to murder in Haryana.
During the shooting, two guns and as many bullets were seized from the car.
Meanwhile, in another incident, a woman named Rachna was shot at when she intervened in a fight between a couple named Javed and his wife in outer north Delhi’s Narela. After a day, the accused has been arrested by the police.