Delhi police under scrutiny for firing near PM's residence

Official sources said the Home Ministry has sought a detailed report from the local police over the incident, which happened on January 28.

Source said the shots were fired from a car which was leaving  a well-known hotel close to 7, Race Course Road, the PM’s residence.

A senior official said the hotel’s security officer had given a letter to the police about the firing 12 hours after the incident.

“A letter was received by the SHO, Chanakyapuri from the security officer of the hotel mentioning the incident that happened 12 hours before police was informed. We are investigating the case,” Additional Commissioner of Police (New Delhi) S Dass told PTI.

He said the police have seized a vehicle allegedly used by those who fired and said though the identity of the accused has been established, he is yet to be arrested.

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