Man shot dead in South Delhi in an incident of firing over gambling racket

The police said the firing took place over a dispute in running the gambling racket in the area

Delhi Police

New Delhi, August 29

A man was shot at by unknown assailants in South district’s Neb Sarai area purportedly over a dispute of running gambling racket in the area. 

The deceased was identified as Kapil Panwar who received seven bullet injuries. His friend, Pramod (24) sustained three shots to his leg. 

According to the police, they received a call regarding the incident near Raju Park in Devli. When police arrived, they found that the injured man had been shifted to hospital, while Kapil had been declared dead. 

The police said Kapil had a previous criminal record. He was sitting in his car when a man came and opened fire at them. At least 11 shots had been fired in the incident. 

The police have collected CCTVs of the area and suspect it is case of rivalry. The police teams are checking the records of criminals and bad characters in the area who are being rounded up for questioning. 

The police have registered a case under sections 302 (murder), 307 (attempt to murder), as well as provisions of Arms Act.

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