Lucky escape for Zomato employee in shoot out incident

Source: The Hitavada      Date: 08 Sep 2018 13:18:01


 Mohammad Salaam Khan

Staff Reporter,

A 21-YEAR-OLD man, employee of Zomato company, escaped unhurt after an armed assailant along with his friend opened fire at him near Dussehra Maidan under TT Nagar police station on intervening night of Thursday and Friday.

According to TT Nagar police, complainant is identified as Mohammad Salaam Khan, son of Mohammad Irshad, who lives near New Dussehra Maidan in Banganga area. He works in Zomato. He told police that on Friday night he received a call from a person who wanted to talk to a man named Money Bhai to which Salaam told person on the other side that he had dialled a wrong number.

Soon, conversation between them turned ugly after which the victim came out of his house and the accused called him to Khatlapura to which victim told that he will meet him near Palash Hotel. When he reached near Palash Hotel, accused Robin Rai with his friend reached there on a white Activa and Robin opened fire at him from a close range and escaped from the spot. The victim had a close shave in the gunshot but he sustained injury on his left hand after which he reached the police station and filed a complaint.

The incident took place at around 2:10 am after which the complainant came to the station with the bullet. TT Nagar SHO Alok Shrivastava said that a written complaint has been received and we are now probing into it with the help of CCTV footages from camera installed near the hotel.