New Delhi, Sep 12: A Delhi Police head constable was shot dead by unknown assailants on Wednesday.
The deceased has been identified as Ram Avtar.
According to reports, he was gunned down at around 12.15 a.m. when he went out to fetch an autorickshaw for a family member on Tanki Road in Mithapur area.
Some passers-by found Ram Avtaar in a pool of blood and informed the police, following this he was rush to a nearby hospital where he was declared brought dead.
Ram Avtaar stayed with his family in Shakti Vihar. In 2003, he had joined the Delhi Police force as a constable.
“Posted at Ambedkar Nagar police station, Ram Avtaar left for his residence after finishing his duty on Tuesday at 8 p.m. He was a brave officer,” Station House Officer O.P. Thakur told IANS.
Deputy Commissioner of Police Chinmoy Biswal told media “We are investigating the case with all possible angles including personal enmity. We are scanning the CCTV camera to establish the identity of the accused”.