A man was allegedly shot dead by two persons in northeast Delhi’s Bhajanpura area, police said on Saturday.
Najim Khan was a resident of Subhash Mohalla in Vijay Park and used to operate a stall near Lal Qila, they said.
Police said they received information regarding the incident on Friday night.
Khan was taken to the GTB hospital where he was declared dead. A senior police officer said Khan was shot dead by two persons, who are yet to be identified. A case under section 302 (punishment for murder) has been registered, they said.
According to Khan’s family, he had an altercation with the brother-in-law of a criminal named Vicky Mosin which resulted in his death.
“There was a fight between Najim and Mosin’s brother-in-law. Mosin used to threaten my brother,” alleged Kayum (27), the elder brother of the deceased.
Police said that they are checking CCTV cameras in the area to identify the assailants.