New Delhi, Dec 23 (IANS) A policeman was killed when four gangsters sneaked into a court in east Delhi and fired at a member of a rival gang, leaving him injured, police said.
Head Constable Ram Kumar took bullets in his head and chest and collapsed dead in the premises of the Karkardooma court when the gunmen fired at Irfan, who was their target.
“The killer gang entered the court and opened fire when they saw Irfan. He was injured and has been hospitalized,” Joint Commissioner of Police (Eastern Range) Sanjay Beniwal told IANS.
“Unfortunately, the policeman accompanying Irfan got killed,” he said. “Irfan belongs to another (criminal) gang.
“Other policemen in the court caught hold of three of the four killers but one got away,” Beniwal added.
Police said the firing took place when prisoners under trials were being produced in court room no. 73 around 11.30 a.m.