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48-year-old man shot at in Chawri Bazar

delhi Updated: May 25, 2016 11:31 IST

NEW DELHI: A 48-year-old man was allegedly shot at by unidentified men in Chawri Bazar area while he was returning home from work. The victim escaped with a bullet injury on his thigh.

Police said that the victim, Mehtabuddin, a can factory worker, was shot by two bikeborne men. Locals rushed him to Lok Nayak hospital, where he is being treated.

Around midnight, Mehtabuddin was returning after having dinner at his friend’s house. Mehtabuddin told police that the bikers were wearing helmets. Police said they have registered a case at the Hauz Qazi police station and have detained a few suspects. Police said it appears to be a case of personal enmity. “The assailants wanted to shoot him but the bullet missed,” said a police officer.

First Published: May 25, 2016 11:31 IST