Man shot dead in North Delhi

New Delhi, July 24 (IANS) A 36-year-old man was shot dead allegedly by two unidentified bike-borne assailants in north Delhi, the police said on Wednesday.

The deceased has been identified as Imran who was shot several times near Durgapuri Chowk in north-east Delhi.

Police said he was a resident of Shahdara and was in the business of iron rods.

"A Police Control Room (PCR) call was received on Wednesday morning about the incident following which an Emergency Response Vehicle (ERV) rushed to the spot," said Atul Kumar Thakur, Deputy Commissioner of Police (DCP), North-East district.

The police team found Imran, who was travelling in a car, lying in a pool of blood with several bullets fired at him. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where doctors declared him brought dead. A case has been registered and investigation is continuing," police said.

The police have detained a suspect and are questioning him. The police are also trying to collect CCTV footage of the incident to ascertain the sequence of events and identify those involved in the incident.

"Imran was also found involved in three cases including murder and attempt to murder registered in Delhi," said Kumar.

--IANS

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