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Shaheen Bagh firing: What we know till now; who are people police looking for

The Shaheen Bagh incident in which a man entered a house on Wednesday in daylight to commit burglary and then when cornered his friends fired on the occupants rattled the locality and was talked about. Residents were stumped by the incident in which two accomplices had managed to escape from the spot with one being held by people who later handed him over to police.

According to reports it is understood that one resident of a resident of Harsh Vihar in northeast Delhi Arif allegedly entered a house in Shaheen Bagh to commit burglary, as reported by PTI today a day after this portal reported on Wednesday.

“Arif was challenged by the occupants and caught. After he was caught, two of his associates, who were waiting outside the building tried to take him away but they failed,” said a senior police officer.

Seeing themselves overpowered by the occupants, one of them opened fire on them, injuring one Jawahar-ul-Haq in the thigh, he said, adding he was rushed to AIIMS Trauma Centre and is undergoing treatment.

“Arif has been arrested. Two empty bullet shells have been recovered from the scene. Those absconding have been identified as Sanjeev and Jahid, both residents of Harsh Vihar. Raids are being conducted at their possible hideouts,” he said.

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