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2 arrested for killing 6-yr-old boy, injuring man in West Delhi gym

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

Two men were arrested from Rohini on Thursday for allegedly killing a six-year-old boy and injuring a man in West Delhi's Inder area last week, police said.

On Saturday, the boy, Raj, who was looking through the window of his residence above a gym in Inder was shot dead while another person, Mahender, sustained bullet injuries while entering the building.

Acting on a tip-off, police laid a trap near Japanese Park in Rohini Sector-10, and arrested (26) and Kushank (25), of Police (Crime) said.

One country-made pistol with four cartridges were seized from them, police added.

During interrogation, the accused disclosed that on March 2, had a fight with the gym owner over a trivial matter. had then threatened to exact revenge on Manish, the said.

On Saturday, Ramalingam, along with his cousin Vishal Naidu, Raju, and three others reached the gym to kill When they could not find him, they started indiscriminate firing in the gym, police said.

While leaving the gym, Raju noticed a boy looking at them from the window of a room above the gym. He told Ramalingam about it, who fired at the child, killing him. They also fired at Manish's brother and injured him, the ACP said.

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First Published: Thu, March 14 2019. 22:30 IST