Firing on Umar Khalid: CCTV footage of suspect released

New Delhi, Aug 14: The police on Tuesday released a CCTV footage of a man suspected to have shot at Jawaharlal Nehru University (JNU) student leader Umar Khalid.

The image recovered from the CCTV camera installed at Vitthalbhai Patel Road.

In the footage, the suspect can be seen running away from the incident spot.

Khalid was attacked outside the Constitution Club in the national capital on Monday evening. However, he escaped unhurt.

“There was an event, Umar Khalid accompanied us. We were at a tea stall when a man in white shirt came,pushed and opened fire at him. Khalid lost his balance,fell down and bullet missed him. We tried to catch the man. He fired aerial shots,pistol slipped off his hands,he fled”, one of the eyewitnesses told media.

In connection with the firing on Khalid, the Delhi Police has registered a case under sections of an attempt of murder and Arms Act.


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