A police constable was killed and two persons were injured after being fired upon, allegedly by four relatives of undertrial Chenu Phelwan, at the Karkardooma District Courts here on Wednesday. According to sources in the court, the incident happened at 11.15 a.m. inside court room number 73. The constable, from third battalion of the Delhi Armed Police, sustained three bullet injuries and died.
As the constable was entering the court room with the undertrial, the four men opened six rounds of fire. A court clerk and another constable received two bullet injuries. They were reported stable. A case has been registered at the Farsh Bazar police station in East Delhi. Joint Commissioner of Police (Eastern Range) Sanjay Beniwal refused to comment on the incident.
The four assailants were detained for questioning.