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Class 10 student arrested in Delhi's Nangloi shooting incident that killed two

A 22-year-old person, a student of Class 10th, has been arrested in the Nangloi firing incident in which two people were killed on Monday, informed Delhi Police. A shootout in Outer Delhi's Nangloi area had left two people dead. The deceased were identified as Zakir and Saleem Qureshi.

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New Delhi Published on: March 02, 2021 21:54 IST
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A 22-year-old person, a student of Class 10th, has been arrested in the Nangloi firing incident. (Image for pictorial representation)

A 22-year-old person, a student of Class 10th, has been arrested in the Nangloi firing incident in which two people were killed on Monday, informed Delhi Police. A shootout in Outer Delhi's Nangloi area had left two people dead. The deceased were identified as Zakir and Saleem Qureshi.

"Two people died in a firing incident that happened in the Nangloi area... Business rivalry has emerged as the reason behind the incident," Additional DCP Outer Delhi Sudhanshu Dhama had said.

Police said that Mohd Ikram shot Zakir, a resident of Nangloi. Ikram was an accused in a murder case of Punjabi Bagh and was out on Parole.

"Enraged by this, Raees, who is a friend of Zakir along with Mobin and one unknown accused, shot Saleem Qureshi, Ikram's brother-in-law. Both Zakir and Saleem Qureshi were brought dead at the Sanjay Gandhi Hospital," said Sudhanshu, Additional DCP Outer Delhi.

Raees also fired at Highway Patrolling staff of Nangloi Police station while fleeing from the spot, who then fired three rounds and nabbed the culprit.

"One pistol, one magazine and two live cartriges were recovered from Raees," the officer added. Several teams have been formed to arrest Ikram who is absconding.

(With inputs from IANS)

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