52-year-old man shot at for resisting robbery bid’

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52-year-old man shot at for resisting robbery bid’

Friday, 25 September 2020 | Staff Reporter | NEW DELHI

A 52-year-old man was shot at allegedly by two unidentified motorcycle-borne men for resisting a robbery bid on the Shahdara flyover in National Capital.

The victim has been identified as Manish. According to a senior police official, Manish sustained a bullet injury in his stomach and is undergoing treatment at a hospital in Patparganj.

“Manish is out of danger now. The identities of the accused are yet to be established and teams have been formed to trace them,” said the senior police official.

“The incident took place around 7.30 pm on Wednesday when Manish and his brother, Arun, were returning home. They live in Ramprastha in Ghaziabad district of Uttar Pradesh,” said police official privy to investigation.

“As the brothers reached the Shahdara flyover, two men intercepted them on a motorcycle and tried to snatch their bag. Facing resistance, one of the accused allegedly took out a pistol and shot at Manish before fleeing,” he said.

“A case has been registered under section 399 (making preparations to commit dacoity), 397 (robbery or dacoity with attempt the cause death or grievous hurt) and 307 (attempt to murder) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC),” he said.

“Police are looking for CCTV footage from areas along the route, The investigation is underway,” he further added.

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