Two people injured after shooting at farewell party in Delhi’s Kanjhawala
On Friday evening, assailants opened fire outside a farmhouse in Kanjhawala area of Delhi, injuring a young man and hitting his step-brother on the head with a pistol butt. Both of them have been admitted to a nearby hospital. The youth was shot in the stomach, and his condition is said to be critical. The incident occurred during a farewell party being held at the Technia Institute of Advanced Studies in Preetampura. The police have registered a case and started a search for the attackers based on the statement given by the victim’s friend.
At around 6:24 pm on Friday evening, the police received information about a young man being shot outside a farmhouse in Kanjhawala. Upon reaching the scene, the police found that Mukul, a resident of Chandpur, had been shot by the attackers, and his step-brother had been hit on the head with a pistol butt. Both were rushed to Maharaja Agrasen Hospital by their friends.
Mukul’s friend Ayush said that he was studying for a Bachelor of Arts degree at the Technia Institute of Advanced Studies in Preetampura. He explained that there was a farewell party being held at the institute, and there was a dispute over this. Some students had heard about the issue earlier in the afternoon. Later that evening, Mukul had gone to the Kanjhawala area to speak to those boys to resolve the matter.
The police have launched an investigation into the incident, and the victim’s friend has provided a statement to help with the search for the attackers. Meanwhile, both the injured are undergoing treatment at the hospital, and the police are trying to determine the motive behind the attack.
The incident has once again raised concerns about the rise in violence in Delhi. In recent years, there has been a sharp increase in the number of cases of gun violence in the city, with many of these incidents occurring during events like farewell parties, weddings, and celebrations. Many of these incidents are the result of personal disputes and disagreements that escalate into violent confrontations.