A few youths fired in the air a few hours ago in busy Zakir Nagar, according to eyewitness former Okhla MLA Asif Md Khan.
He said the firing was done in relation with effort to forcibly occupy house of 72-year-old Mahrunnissa, said Pervez Alam Khan, who yesterday was allegedly beaten up when he had reached the spot in support of the elderly, whose husband died a month ago, claimed residents.
“Today also efforts were made to occupy the house. And youths on motorcycle opened fired to scare me,” said Pervez. They claimed that CCTV footage has been provided to police to take action against the accused.
Asif, Pervez and their supporters are picketing outside Jamia Nagar Police Station for justice.