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Police thwart murder bid, arrest one with loaded pistol

New Delhi: Delhi Police on Friday arrested a person inside the hospital who had come with a loaded pistol to kill a criminal in Rohini district. The law enforcement agency said that the alertness of their staff foiled the nefarious murder plan.

Police identified the accused as Prasanjit Kumar Jha alias Chikna (23) who lives in Madanpuri in Janakpuri. He was nabbed with a loaded pistol having six live rounds. The investigating agency claimed that one Karanvir alias Kala on police remand had come to Dr Baba Saheb Ambedkar Hospital in Rohini for medical examination. Kala was accused in the murder case in KN Katju Marg.

The accused Jha came to BSA hospital Rohini with the intention of shooting Kala. Deputy Commissioner of Police (Rohini) SD Mishra said due to the alertness of the accompanying staff of the police station, the accused Prasanjit was apprehended from the spot. A case has been registered and further investigation is in progress. Sources said that the probe in the case is going on from different angles including the gang war. When asked whether Jha was able to fire a few rounds in the hospital, the DCP denied such fact.

According to the police report, a murder took place on January 4 in Rohini sector 17 area where one Anil was killed in indiscriminate firing on a car in which apart from the deceased three other persons were also sitting.

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