Three killed in separate incidents on New Year eve
New Delhi: Three persons including a minor were killed in three separate incidents in Delhi on the eve of New Year. In the first incident reported from New Usmanpur area, police received a call about an eight-year-old identified as Rihan Malik shot during New Year celebrations in his locality. The cops rushed him to a hospital but he was declared dead on arrival. Police have registered an FIR under IPC 302 (murder) and have initiated the investigation. Three suspects are being questioned and arrests are likely to be made.
In the second incident, a 12-year-old was shot at a house party near Photo Chowk and police received the information around 12.32 am. The minor received a gunshot injury on his shoulder and was first taken to a hospital where he was admitted. His condition is said to be stable.
In another incident in West Delhi's Khayala, a 15-year-old girl was allegedly killed by some unidentified persons, the police said on Tuesday. The incident occurred on Monday when the girl's parents were not at home and she was with her 12-year-old brother. The girl's father, who runs a vegetable shop in the area, reported the matter to police, senior police official (West) Monika Bhardwaj said. "We have registered a case of murder and analysing the CCTV footage to know what exactly happened. At about 8.30 pm, Deepak ( deceased brother ) ran to his father and informed that his sister has been killed by some unknown person," said Bhardwaj.
In another incident in Maurya Enclave in North West Delhi, a 35-year-old man's dead body was found. The primary investigation has suggested that the man was crushed to death by a heavy stone. The only clue Delhi police has is the name 'Lekhpal' written on his hand.