Delhi Police head constable shot dead by unidentified miscreants

By mid day online desk | New Delhi

Updated: Sep 12, 2018, 12:07 IST

The deceased, Ram Avtar was posted as a head constable at South Delhi's Ambedkar Nagar Police Station

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A Delhi Police head constable was shot dead allegedly by an unidentified man in the Jaitpur area here, an official said on Wednesday. The deceased was identified as Ram Avtar who was posted as a head constable at South Delhi's Ambedkar Nagar Police Station, they said.

The incident took place on Tuesday night when he was going to a shop near his house in Southeast Delhi's Jaitpur area, a senior police officer said. He said that Avtar had returned home around 8 pm after completing his duty and was attacked between 10:30 pm and 10:45 pm.

The official said police are probing all angles and a search is underway to nab the perpetrators.

In another incident that took place on September 4, a class 11 student was shot dead by unidentified miscreants outside his school in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli district. The deceased was identified as Preyanshu, a resident of Dungar village in the district. 

The student was shot dead this morning outside National Inter College, Kandhla, Circle Officer Rajesh Tiwari had said, adding that the police rushed to the spot and started a hunt to nab the absconding accused. Meanwhile, security has been tightened and extra police force was deployed in the area, Tiwari said. Read more

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