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Two cops suspended for shooting at wedding reception

New Delhi: Two police personnel posted with the Special Cell of Delhi Police were dismissed from service after shot at and injured two persons at a wedding reception, including a woman, in north east Delhi. Police claimed that both cops were also arrested.
According to police, the victims were identified as Manoj Gupta and Pooja Gupta, while the accused police personnel were identified as Assistant Sub-Inspector Intkhab Alam and Constable Naiem Khan.
On the night of February 24, both the Special Cell personnel were attending the reception party of one Monu Gupta, at V R Vatika Khajuri Khas, on the invitation of the bridegroom, a neighbor of Naiem Khan.
"At around 10.30 pm, Naiem had a brawl with a photographer and Manoj Gupta intervened. Aggrieved with this, Naiem took the service pistol that Intkhab Alam was carrying and fired it in the air. In the firing, two persons, a woman and a man got injured," said a senior police officer.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (North East) Ajit Kumar Singla on Sunday said that they a PCR call was received at Karawal Nagar police station about the quarrel and firing.
On enquiry, it was found that prima facie Naiem had fired three rounds at the wedding reception.
During investigation, police also found that one more PCR call regarding the quarrel and snatching of service pistol of Alam was received. However, it turned out to be fake.
Police claimed that a case under sections 336, 337 and 307 of the Indian Penal Code and section 27 of the Arms Act has been registered in Khajoori Khas police station.
Both Naiem and Alam have been arrested in this case and also being dismissed from service.
The government pistol used for firing has also been recovered.
"Both the injured persons are out of danger, but the injured man Manoj is currently under observation at GTB Hospital," said Singla.
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