A 40-year-old man was shot dead by unknown assailants in Southeast Delhi’s Jamia Nagar Sunday. Police said the victim was identified as Jamia Nagar resident Waseef Sattar Ghazi, who worked as a property dealer.
CCTV visuals appear to show two bike-borne assailants hitting the victim’s bike, knocking him down before shooting him at close range.
Police said information was received at the Jamia Nagar station from the Holy Family Hospital regarding the victim, who was admitted after sustaining a bullet injury. He was declared dead on arrival at the hospital. Police reached the hospital to begin an enquiry.
They added that the victim was riding his motorcycle when the assailants came on a scooter and fired at him near the Moosa Masjid in Jamia Nagar. Staff reached the spot to inspect it along with a crime team, police said.
According to Esha Pandey, DCP (Southeast), “A case has been registered under IPC section 302 (murder) and Arms Act sections 25 (punishment for offences) 27 (punishment for using arms), Arms rule 54 (renewal of license) and Arms rule 59 (proof test of firearms.) and an investigation has been taken up. CCTV footage from nearby spots is being checked.”