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Shopkeepershot dead in East Delhi after dispute

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Aug 10, 2018, 5:00 am IST
Updated : Aug 10, 2018, 5:00 am IST

The victim and the accused are said to be distant relatives, police said.

The latest shooting incident took place at the Ghazipur Dairy Farm area around 11.30 pm on Wednesday.  (Photo: ANI | Representational)
 The latest shooting incident took place at the Ghazipur Dairy Farm area around 11.30 pm on Wednesday. (Photo: ANI | Representational)

New Delhi: A shopkeeper in East Delhi was shot dead by two unidentified bike-borne assailants, the police said on Thursday.

The latest shooting incident took place at the Ghazipur Dairy Farm area around 11.30 pm on Wednesday.

The victim was identified as 32-year-old Sha-min, a shopkeeper. Sha-min and his cousin were standing outside the shop when two men arrived and picked up a fight with them. Subs-equently, they shot at the cousins, a senior police officer said. However, Shamin’s cousin did not sustain any bullet injury, the official added.

Locals alleged that the accused duo asked Sha-min about a place where they could get marijuana. Following this they indulged in a verbal spat.

The victim’s body has been sent for a post-mortem. A case has been registered and the police is probing if it was a case of personal enmity. CCTV footages are also being scanned.

Earlier on August 8, a man was allegedly shot dead following a fight that broke out among some youths in South Delhi. Following the incident, two people were arrested and a juvenile was apprehended. The incident took place at Tigri area around 10.00 pm.

The victim and the accused are said to be distant relatives, police said.

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