Youth shoots at two brothers for objecting to him drinking
New Delhi: Two brothers were shot during a scuffle in central Delhi's Anand Parbat area on Friday, for objecting to a few youth who were drinking and using abusive language near their house.
Police said they have arrested the three accused, identified as Mahesh, Gopali and Mainu.
The brothers, Durga Prasad and Paras Mani, as well as Mahesh are currently recovering in RML Hospital.
Around 12.10 am on Friday, a PCR call was received at Anand Parbat police station, wherein one of the victim's wife stated that her husband had been shot at on street number 4 near the Budh Temple.
"Calls of the same incident were also received after about two minutes. Immediately, a police team reached the spot and found some blood and an empty cartridge lying there," said a senior police officer.
On reaching the spot, Deepak, the brother of the injured persons, told the police team that when he came home around 11.30 pm on Thursday, he found four to five boys drinking and using abusive language.
When he raised objections, Mahesh pulled out a pistol and pointed it at him.
Police said that on hearing the heated conversation, Durga Prasad and Paras Mani came out and a scuffle broke out.
Soon, Mahesh fired at them, with the bullet hitting Prasad in the left hand and going on to strike Paras Mani on his lower abdomen.
"Local people caught hold of Mahesh, but the others escaped along with the pistol. He was beaten up badly and is recovering in RML Hospital, along with the injured brothers," police said.
Cops added that Durga Prasad's statement of was recorded, based on which the other two assailants Gopali and Mainu were also caught.
Mahesh is reportedly still not fit for his statement and investigation is in progress.
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