A 30-year-old man was shot dead allegedly by three men in Rohini's Prashant Vihar on Monday, 15 January, police said.
While some reports suggested that that the killing was a fallout of a gang war and carried out by gangster Jatinder alias Gogi along with his associates, others hinted at personal enmity, adding that the deceased was not known to be a member of any gang.
Ravi Bhardwaj was reportedly having “chole bhature” at a roadside eatery when three-four persons came in a car and pumped at least 15 bullets in his head, chest and abdomen in broad daylight as cars drove past, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Rohini) Rajneesh Gupta said.
He was taken to a hospital where he was declared brought dead.
Bhardwaj had come to Rohini Court for a hearing along with his friends. They had left when he proceeded to a food stall, police said.
When Bhardwaj suspected that he was being followed he tried to flee but Gogi and his associates began firing indiscriminately and continued till they were sure that he had been killed, they said.
In a CCTV footage of the incident, three men can be seen shooting Gupta at a crowded intersection of a market, with people running for safety after hearing gunshots.
Police said Bhardwaj had a criminal record and was allegedly involved in cases, including murder and attempt to murder in Alipur and other areas.
Gogi allegedly had an enmity with Bhardwaj, police said, adding that they are probing other angles too.
(With inputs from PTI)
(We Indians have much to talk about these days. But what would you tell India if you had the chance? Pick up the phone and write or record your Letter To India. Don’t be silent, tell her how you feel. Mail us your letter at email@example.com. We’ll make sure India gets your message.)
. Read more on India by The Quint.30-Yr-Old Man Shot Dead in Broad Daylight by 3 Assailants in DelhiSehwag Exclusive: Not Surprised KKR Didn’t Retain Gautam Gambhir . Read more on India by The Quint.