Firing Outside Delhi’s Jamia Millia Islamia, 3rd Incident in 4 Days
Delhi: Another firing outside Jamia Millia Islamia, third shooting in four days
A shot was fired outside the Jamia Millia Islamia University in south Delhi once again. This is a third such incident in four days at the anti-Citizenship (Amendment) Act (CAA) protest in the capital. Two suspects came on a scooter and opened fire outside Gate No. 5, but no one was injured. In a statement issued by the Jamia Coordination Committee (JCC), a group comprising students and alumni of the university said the attackers were on a red motorcycle.
#WATCH Delhi: People gather in protest outside Jamia Millia Islamia University following an incident of firing at gate no.5 of the university. 2 scooty-borne unidentified people had fired bullets at the spot. SHO (Station house officer) is present at the spot. Investigation is on pic.twitter.com/EKlxQPBVum
— ANI (@ANI) February 2, 2020
As reported by PTI, Delhi Police have registered a case of attempt to murder under relevant sections of the IPC and the Arms Act in connection with the incident and an investigation is underway.
Video from Jamia.
Students say, “2 goons fired from a vehicle whose last 4 digits are 1534”
I’m trying to get a word from the Police. Will keep sharing VERIFIED details & videos.?? pic.twitter.com/vBrl9VOqAw
— Saahil Murli Menghani (@saahilmenghani) February 2, 2020
Senior police officer Jagdish Yadav said, “Statements have been recorded. On their basis, an FIR has been registered. A team is going to the spot, it will collect CCTV footage from Gate No.5 and 7. Further details that come out, will be included (in FIR). Action will be taken.”
On Saturday, just three days after a teen shooter fired at protesters at Jamia Millia University, another man fired shots standing near police barricades put up at Shaheen Bagh. He was caught by the police.