Delhi Police head constable arrested for killing man | Delhi News – Times of India


NEW DELHI: A head constable of Delhi Police was arrested after he shot lifeless a 28-year-old man along with his service pistol on Thursday morning following a quarrel between them, officers mentioned.
Surender (47), posted at Shahbad Dairy police station, has been dismissed from service following the incident, they mentioned.
The incident came about close to a resort in Budh Vihar space on Thursday morning, when Surender was returning house after ending his evening shift, police mentioned.
The top constable was coming again in a automotive together with one other man named Deepak Gehlawat, who runs a fitness center in southwest Delhi’s Dwarka Mor, police mentioned.
A quarrel broke out between them following which Surender shot Gehlawat along with his service pistol, a senior police officer mentioned.
Gehlawat was shot twice and sustained accidents on his left forearm and higher chest. He was rushed to a close-by hospital the place he was declared introduced lifeless, the officer mentioned.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (Rohini) PK Mishra mentioned, “He (head constable) has been arrested and a case of homicide has been registered towards him. He has additionally been dismissed from service. We’re questioning him additional to establish the motive behind the killing.”
The service pistol used to kill Gehlawat has been seized, he mentioned.
It’s but to be ascertained whether or not Gehlawat, a resident of Nawada in Dwarka was simply an acquaintance or his buddy, the officer mentioned, including that additional investigation is underway.
Extra Delhi Police PRO Anil Mittal mentioned,”Delhi Police is dedicated to implement measures for the welfare of the workers and enhance professionalism. However there will be no tolerance for such form of deviant behaviour.”
Delhi police condemns the act of head constable Surender, he mentioned.


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