The victim was a resident of Batla House in Delhi. He was working with the random railways ticket checking staff under the Moradabad division of the Northern railways. The victim deputed in the random checking squad had boarded the train in Ghaziabad.
The GRP officials of Ghaziabad and Old Delhi said the victim was shot at by a few unknown assailants between Hindon Bridge and Sahibabad. One of the passengers told the police that the CTI was standing at the gate when a bullet hit him.
According to preliminary investigations, the GRP police said a few assailants were testing country-made weapons by firing it on trains.