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Youth held for trying to shoot criminal in Delhi hospital

IANS  |  New Delhi 

A 23-year-old youth was arrested on Friday for allegedly trying to kill a murder accused who was taken to a hospital in west for medical examination, a said.

The incident occurred at 1 p.m. when the accused, who has been identified as Prasanjit, entered the in Rohini with a pistol.

"Prasanjit, a resident of Sagarpur in west Delhi, was arrested with a loaded pistol having six live rounds when he came to the with an intention to shoot a criminal identified as Karanvir," said of Police (DCP) S.D. Mishra.

Karanvir, who is accused in a murder case, was taken to the hospital for medical examination under police custody, Mishra said.

"Prima facie it appears to be a case of personal animosity, but we are interrogating to know why he was trying to kill Karanvir," the DCP added.



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First Published: Fri, April 12 2019. 21:22 IST