Bullet fired at anti-CAA march, one hurt; suspect held

New Delhi: A student of Jamia Millia Islamia was injured after an unidentified man opened fire at the anti-CAA march conducted by Jamia Coordination Committee. The attacker was apprehended by the police and the victim was admitted to a hospital.

According to witnesses, an unidentified man was seen raising religious slogans before he opened fire with a country made pistol at the anti-CAA rally.

“He was shouting ‘deta hu tumhe azadi’ (‘I will give you freedom’) and opposed our march. He later shouted ‘Jai Shri Ram’ and opened fire,” a protestor said.

According to an official, the bullet hit a Journalism student of Jamia, identified as Shadab, in the arm.

He was taken to nearby private hospital. The identity of the accused has not been made public.


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