An incident was reported where a 40-year-old Delhi transport corporation employee was shot dead in front of his 5-year old son in New Usmanpur area on Sunday night. The incident happened around 11:45 pm.
Reportedly, the man named Akibuddin was on his way home along with his son and sister. Following the incident of seeing his father being shot multiple times by assailants, the song rushed home to inform the family about the tragedy.
As per the family members, the five assailants were accompanied by their mother and were waiting for the man to reach his locality. Akibuddin’s sister told a news agency “As soon as we reached home, five men were standing outside our home waiting for us. Seeing my brother they started shooting at him. The mother of the assailants was also present at the time of the incident.”
Delhi: A 40-year-old DTC employee, identified as Akibuddin, shot dead in front of his 5-year-old son in New Usmanpur area around 11:45 pm yesterday. Police investigation underway pic.twitter.com/qLgwSVP9Z2
— ANI (@ANI) March 31, 2019
As per the initial investigation, police believes that the man was attacked due to personal enmity as the accused are said to be known to the family.
The police are investigating the matter and will take action after it.