Passer-by man dies after taking bullet aimed at policeman

Passer-by man dies after taking bullet aimed at policeman

Agency News

New Delhi, Sept 3 : A passer-by died after being hit by a bullet fired by a miscreant in Delhi's Nand Nagri.

The incident took place last night at around 11.30pm when a police constable was looking for suspicious elements near Nand Nagri. One of the people sitting in the vehicle chased by the constable, opened fire on the policeman , which hit one passer-by instead.

The bullet was aimed at the police constable, but hit one passer-by, a police official said. He was rushed to the hospital where doctors declared him dead.The deceased has been identified as 50-year old Raju.

Constable Ajay during patrolling duty was passing through Tanga stand Nand Nagri and noticed some suspicious persons sitting in a car.

When inquired, they tried to flee while police constable chased them and thereafter, one person opened fire upon him, however, the bullet hit Raju who was passing by.
A case under section 302 IPC is being registered in this regard and further investigation is going on, police said. (UNI)