The incident took place in Turkman Gate in central Delhi
at around 1:30 pm when Iqbal went there to inaugurate the
digging work, a senior police official said.
Some locals, who were against the laying of pipelines,
got into an argument with the MLA and objected to the
inauguration of the project, the official said.
The PSO allegedly opened fire in the air as the situation
appeared going out of control, he said, adding no one was
injured in the incident.
However, Iqbal's cousin Omar Farooq alleged that a
Congress leader's brother opened fire at the MLA during the
New Delhi: The personal security guard of
Delhi MLA Shoaib Iqbal allegedly opened fire in the air after
a group of people got into an argument with the lawmaker over
digging work for laying a water pipeline, police said.
First Published: Wednesday, September 21, 2011, 19:05