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Constable shot dead by miscreants in Delhi

News Agencies | Updated on: 20 August 2016, 10:35 IST

A Delhi Police constable was shot dead by miscreants on 19 August while he was chasing them after they had snatched a bag from a woman in Shahabad area.

"Anand was chasing three unidentified miscreants who had snatched the bag from a woman in Sector 5 industrial area around 9.30 pm, when he was shot at," said DCP (Outer) Vikramjeet Singh.

The constable, who was posted at sector five police chowki in Bawana, spotted the snatchers near Samosa Chowk in the area and chased them following which they fired at him, the police said.

Anand sustained a bullet injury on the chest. He was rushed to a nearby hospital where doctors declared him dead.

The incident occurred hours after Delhi Police Commissioner Alok Kumar, during a crime review meeting, instructed senior officials to curb street crime in the national capital

--PTI

First published: 20 August 2016, 10:35 IST
 
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