New Delhi: Stealing a puppy almost cost a
young student his life when an enraged MCD employee and his
relatives allegedly opened fire at him in outer Delhi, police
said on Wednesday.
The incident took place in Bajitpur village in Outer
Delhi`s Bawana on January 19 and Karambir alias Sonu, the MCD
employee, was arrested yesterday, B S Jaiswal, Deputy
Commissioner of Police (Outer), said.
Hitesh (21) complained to police that he was threatened
by one Monu and later he along with Manjeet, Karambir, Leelu
and Vineet came to his farm. Monu allegedly fired at the
complainant on his left thigh before fleeing.
"Yesterday we got a tip off that Karambir would come to
Bajitpur Village to meet his family members. We laid a trap at
Dhansa Bandh near Dhansa village and arrested him," Jaiswal
Initially, Jaiswal claimed, Karambir tried to mislead
police by claiming that Hitesh tried to attack them. "However,
later he broke down and disclosed that Hitesh had stolen their
puppy which annoyed them. They decided to kill him. On January
19, Hitesh was found sitting alone in the fields in his
village. He and his associates then opened fire at Hitesh,"
He told police that Vineet allegedly arranged pistol and
associate Monu brought the car.
Karambir, a Class XII pass, is currently working as a
beldar in MCD.
"He is a short tempered, alcoholic. He is infamous in his
locality for his quarrelsome behavior. He has been previously
involved in two cases," Jaiswal alleged.