Ggn youth shot at in daylight robbery

first_imgGurugram: In a daylight robbery that was successfully carried out by snatchers, a youth was shot at in the busy streets of Gurugram.The incident occurred at Old DLF Colony at around 11:30 am. The victim has been identified as Deepak Dhingra whose age is said to be in the late 20’s. The assailants fired two bullets that hit the victim’s hand and abdomen following which the men who had come on the bike took away the bag he was carrying. The entire incident was captured in the CCTV cameras. After the incident, the victim was immediately admitted in the private multi-super speciality hospital where his condition is said to be critical. Also Read – After eight years, businessman arrested for kidnap & murderThere were various rumours that also floated of the victim dying due to the incident however this claim was dispelled by the law enforcement officials who claimed that the victim was under observation. Providing the background about Deepak, the law enforcement officials stated that he was working as a small-time distributor and there may be a possibility that the bag contained a huge amount of cash, a fact that was known by the assailants. The Gurugram police have also highlighted that there were three bike-borne assailants that were involved in carrying out the crime. Also Read – Two brothers held for snatchings”Following the incident the victim who has been identified as Deepak Dhingra. He is presently undergoing an operation and is critical. There may be a possibility that the bag contains huge amounts of cash for which the assailant’s dod not waver of shooting him. We are trying to identify the persons involved in the crime through the CCTV images and they will be arrested,” said a senior official from Gurugram police. Even though brazen incidents of snatchings is not a new phenomenon in the city, it was a troubling reality for the residents of Old DLF area one of the posh areas of the city which is also famous for its student coaching centres. “The fact that this incident is occurring in one of the busiest areas of the city that too in the broad daylight speaks a lot of lack of fear among the criminals in the city,” said a city resident. The incident just follows two days after a truck driver was also being shot at and stolen off his belongings.last_img read more