Man killed in New Delhi sweet shop argument

Man killed in New Delhi sweet shop argument

Man killed in New Delhi sweet shop argument

Written by Staff Writer

20 Feb, 2014 | 7:16 pm

A row over the issue of standing in a queue for buying popular Indian sweet jalebis ended up in a security guard pulling the trigger at worker of a sweet shop in New Delhi, India on Tuesday.

The victim, identified as Satender Singh, who hails from Uttar Pradesh, lost his life at a hospital after the accused, Neeraj Kumar, shot him in the neck. The victim Satender Singh was an employee at the sweet shop for the last eight years.

According to the police, the suspect had arrived at the shop around 7 p.m. to buy jalebis.

He allegedly had a fight with Singh, who asked him to stand in a queue.

Singh asked Kumar to stand in a queue for buying sweets, but he had refused to listen to him and instead had an argument with him. The argument had heated up within a few minutes and Kumar fished out his licensed pistol from his pocket to shoot Singh.

Victim was later taken to hospital though doctors failed to save his life due to heavy blood loss. In the meantime, the suspect had tried to escape from the spot but locals chased and had overpowered him.

He was then handed over to the police. Police have commenced investigation over the incident.

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