A Delhi Police officer who went to apprehend a suspect in a stabbing incident was attacked and knifed by the same suspect, an official said on Monday.
Virender alias Kala Badal of Jharera Village is a notorious character of the Delhi Cantt. the police station was named as the accused.
When Assistant Sub-Inspector (ASI) Sanjeev and Head Constable Praveen raided the accused’s home late Sunday, the event occurred.
“It was at that moment that accused Virender attacked HC Praveen with a knife and stabbed him,” stated Sagar Singh Kalsi, Deputy Commissioner of Police (North).
In self-defense, the ASI and the constable fired a shot that hit the accused in the right leg.
Both the officer and the accused were taken to a local hospital and are stated to be in stable condition.
On Sunday, the accused Kala Badal stabbed Sunil, a 22-year-old Delhi Jal Board driver.
“When Sunil was loading malba (trash), two boys later identified as Brijesh and Kala Badal got into an altercation about a road barrier,” Kalsi said, adding that Kala Badal then stabbed Sunil in the upper right chest and fled the scene.
Now the police have registered a case against accused Badal under sections 186, 353, 332, 307 and 34 of the IPC.
The second person, who was involved in the stabbing incident, is still at large.
(with inputs from IANS)