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CAA Protest: Second case of firing at Shaheen Bagh, shooter arrested

Speed News Desk | Updated on: 1 February 2020, 17:40 IST
Shaheen Bagh

Gun shots has been reported at Shaheen Bagh in Delhi, the heart of the protests in opposition to the amended Citizenship Act, just two day after a teenager fired at protests at Jamia university.

A man allegedly yelled ‘Jai Sir Ram’ as he fired at police barricades put up at south Delhi area where several women and children are protesting for more than a month.

He was also heard shouting, "Humare desh mein sirf Hinduon ki chalegi aur kisi ki nahi (in our country only Hindus will prevail)."

So far there is no reports of injuries, the shooter at Shaheen Bagh has been taken into police custody.

A witness stated that the man fired two-three times, standing just next to the police.

"We suddenly heard gunshots. His person was shouting Jai Shri Ram. He had a semi-automatic pistol and he fired two rounds. The police were standing just behind him," said the witness.

"When his gun jammed, he ran. He tried to fire again, then tossed the gun into the bushes and tried to escape. Some of us and the police caught him, the police dragged him away," he added.

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First published: 1 February 2020, 17:14 IST