Cop among three killed in Delhi shoot-out

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New Delhi, May 1 (IANS) Three persons, including an Assistant Sub-Inspector of Delhi Police were shot dead and a constable was injured, in an apparent case of gang rivalry, police said on Monday.

ASI Vijay , Bhupendra and Arun — died on the spot in West Delhi’s Mianwali Nagar area when a total of 39 rounds were fired in the attack.

Constable Kuldeep sustained injuries, police said.

“The incident happened on Sunday night around 11:15 p.m. in the National Market of Mianwali Nagar, when all four persons were fired at by bike-borne assailants while sitting in a sedan,” M.N. Tiwari, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), told IANS.

“Prima facie, it seems to be a case of gang rivalry. We are examining the CCTV footages and an investigation is on,” Tiwari said.

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Bhupendra, whose wife, Rajrani, was earlier killed by rival gang member in Punjabi Bagh area, was under police protection.

–IANS

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