Delhi: Police constable shot dead

A 30-year-old Delhi Police constable was shot dead on Monday night by an unidentified assailant, police said on Tuesday.

New Delhi: A 30-year-old Delhi Police constable was shot dead on Monday night by an unidentified assailant, police said on Tuesday.

Karamveer was patrolling near Jhangola village in west Delhi's Alipur with a Delhi Police home guard when he received information that some people in the area were trying to smuggle liquor.

"Minutes later he saw two men on a motorcycle with a carton of liquor bottles and gave chase. The pillion rider shot at him (Karamveer) and the bullet pierced through his chest," said a police official.

The constable was rushed to a hospital in Narela but succumbed to his injury.

The police is trying to ascertain the identity of the assailants.

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