A 35-year-old businessman was allegedly shot in the face by four unidentified men while he was resisting an attempted robbery at a market in Hari Nagar, west Delhi, on Sunday night. The police stated that the victim was rushed to the hospital and her condition is stable now.
Police said the victim, Pradeep Singh Sandhu of Hari Nagar, was walking with his brother-in-law and eating ice cream when the accused confronted him in a car. The police added that they arrested the victim, tried to grab his gold chain, and then shot him at around 11.20 pm.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (West) Ganshyam Bansal said: “Sandhu was eating ice cream with his brother-in-law Semarjit near Hari Nagar clock tower when 4 men in a car tried to grab his gold chain and bracelet. They shot Sandhu and a bullet hit his cheek.”
After the shooting, locals and passersby gathered when Sandu fell to the ground as the accused fled the scene, police said.
We have sent multiple teams to check CCTV in the area. The discharge data is also checked. We have also published sources and informants.
A case has been registered under the sections of the Indian Penal Code relating to theft, assault, weapon, etc. against unknown persons.