2 injured in Karkardooma Court firing, Constable killed


A Head constable was killed and 2 others were wounded when four men opened fire, Stated at an under consideration from a rival gang, inside the Karkardooma Court premises in east Delhi today.
3 of the shooters were detained but one managed to escape, police said.

The incident took place around 11 AM when an undertrial was brought to court number 73 there, following which the unnamed persons, who were suspected to have been waiting to attack the undertrial, fired at least 10 rounds and fled, said a police official.

Several police teams have been rushed to the spot and the injured persons taken to hospital, said DCP (East) B S Gurjar. Preliminary inquiry reveals that the police official, who was escorting the undertrial, was hit by four bullets.

Among others injured were the undertrial and a home guard posted at the court, the police added