Rediff.com  » News » Delhi eatery owner shot at by customers while asking for bill

Delhi eatery owner shot at by customers while asking for bill

Source: PTI
May 24, 2016 01:50 IST
Get Rediff News in your Inbox:

A 60-year-old owner of an eatery in southeast Delhi's Lajpat Nagar area was shot at following a heated argument with three customers on Monday over payment of bill.

Vasudeo alias Pappu, owner of Sindhi Dhaba in Lajpat Nagar 3 sustained two bullet injuries and is reported to be in a critical condition, the police said.

The incident took place between 10 and 10.30 pm when three men had come to the eatery in a Maruti Swift car with a UP registration number.

They had their dinner and tried to leave without paying the bill. When Vasudeo tried to intervene, one of them allegedly pulled out a gun and shot four rounds there, a senior police official said.

The accused fled the scene by the time police reached the spot.

The victim was then rushed to a hospital. "A case has been registered and the number of the car has been noted," the senior official added.

Get Rediff News in your Inbox:
Source: PTI© Copyright 2020 PTI. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PTI content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent.
SHARE THIS STORY 
The War Against Coronavirus

The War Against Coronavirus