Two held for attempted murder in Janakpuri

Last Updated: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 00:22

New Delhi: An engineering graduate allegedly opened fire at a person after a minor provocation in Janakpuri area of West Delhi, police said on Monday.

According to the police, Nitesh Kumar Yadav, who is a B Tech pass out from Delhi College of Engineering and an electrician have been arrested for the assault.

Yadav used his father`s pistol to fire at one Jagrat on Saturday night.

"Jagrat in his complaint has alleged that he, along with his friends, was standing near a market in Janakpuri. While the two accused were eating near Jagrat`s car. Nitesh Yadav called Jagrat as they were speaking loudly and when he ignored, the accused opened fire on them," a senior police official said.

Fortunately, he escaped unhurt and made a call to police.

Subsequently the duo were arrested and pistol used in the crime along with three live cartridges were recovered from them.

The second accused, Love alias Lakshay, 19, has been working at an electric shop in Sagar Pur.

PTI

First Published: Tuesday, April 22, 2014 - 00:22

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