Cop among three killed in Delhi shoot-out

Three persons, including an Assistant Sub-Inspector of Delhi Police were shot dead and a constable was injured, in an apparent case of gang rivalry, police said on Monday.

IANS| Updated: May 01, 2017, 16:07 PM IST

New Delhi: Three persons, including an Assistant Sub-Inspector of Delhi Police were shot dead and a constable was injured, in an apparent case of gang rivalry, police said on Monday.

ASI Vijay , Bhupendra and Arun -- died on the spot in West Delhi`s Mianwali Nagar area when a total of 39 rounds were fired in the attack. 

Constable Kuldeep sustained injuries, police said.

"The incident happened on Sunday night around 11:15 p.m. in the National Market of Mianwali Nagar, when all four persons were fired at by bike-borne assailants while sitting in a sedan," M.N. Tiwari, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), told IANS. 

"Prima facie, it seems to be a case of gang rivalry. We are examining the CCTV footages and an investigation is on," Tiwari said. 

Bhupendra, whose wife, Rajrani, was earlier killed by rival gang member in Punjabi Bagh area, was under police protection.