70-Year-Old Man Shot Dead By Men On Bike In Delhi: Police

The post-mortem examination of the person who diedwill be conducted at the Deen Dayal Updhyay (DDU) hospital on Tuesday, the police said.

70-Year-Old Man Shot Dead By Men On Bike In Delhi: Police

The dead person has been identified as Attam Singh: Police (Representational)

New Delhi:

A 70-year-old man was shot dead allegedly by two unidentified bike-borne men outside his house in west Delhi's Vikaspuri, the police said on Tuesday.

The dead person has been identified as Attam Singh, a resident of Vikaspuri, they said.

Around 5.20 pm on Monday, the police received information about a firing incident near house number H-358, Vikaspuri, following which they rushed to the spot, a senior officer said.

"Singh was rushed to the Sehgal Hospital on Outer Ring Road, where he was declared brought dead. He received a bullet injury on his head," senior police official Deepak Purohit said.

Two men, wearing helmets, on a motorcycle were seen near Singh's residence around the time of the incident. When the person who died stopped his car near his home, the pillion rider allegedly fired at him and subsequently, the duo fled the spot, the officer said.

The post-mortem examination of the person who died will be conducted at the Deen Dayal Updhyay (DDU) hospital on Tuesday, the police said.

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Singh came to India from Afghanistan 28 years ago and settled here. He used to do "sewa" at a gurdwara at Anandpur Dham, Karala village, the police said.

He was a property dealer and used to deal in the sale and purchase of property near the gurdwara, they said, adding that his recent deals are being looked into.

The younger son runs a mobile phone shop at Gaffar Market.

A case under charges of murder and common intention and the Arms Act was lodged at the Vikaspuri police station, the DCP said, adding that further investigation is underway.