A man scourged out a pistol and reportedly shot his neighbour for throwing a stone at his pet which was a dog in northeast Delhi’s Welcome colony.
The fatality bearer, Affak had thrown a stone at the dog for barking at him while he was on the way to a hospital where his son had been taken for treatment of a finger injury.
Mehtab, the dog’s owner, is a person holding a lot of criminal records in the past as well.
Affak’s family said the dog had tried to bite him, after which he threw a small stone to scare it away.
The dog had squealed, which prompted Mehtab to come running out of the house. He accused Affak of trying to kill the dog. While Aafak was trying to leave, Mehtab suddenly pulled out a pistol and shot him from behind. The bullet pierced his torso.
Police said Mehtab has more than 20 cases of robbery and extortion against him and had recently come out of jail.
Police said Mehtab had fled the house along with his parents and wife, leaving the dog tied to the gate
After hearing the gunshots , the neighbours rushed out to the place of the event and found Affak lying bleeding on the road.
He was taken to GTB Hospital in an auto rickshaw where he died.
Neighbours informed Affak’s mother-in-law, after which the police were called.
DCP (north-east) Atul Thakur said that the incident was reported from Janta Colony in Welcome area.
Affak worked as a tailor at a garments factory in Ghonda, his father-in-law Mohammad Shaukat said.
He has three children and was the only earning member of the family.
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