Delhi Police constable shot dead trying to foil robbery

| Updated: Aug 20, 2016 15:55 IST

New Delhi, Aug 20 (ANI): A Delhi Police constable was shot at and hacked to death by assailants while trying to foil a robbery in outer Delhi's Shahbad Dairy area on Friday night. The incident occurred at around 9 p.m. when Anand, the constable, who was posted at Bawana Industrial area, spotted snatchers near Samosa Chowk who were in a scuffle with a couple. Anand later chased them and managed to catch two of them. However, one of the assailants pulled out a country made pistol and shot the constable. Even after getting shot, the constable refused to let them go and was constantly getting hit with a helmet by the miscreants. Leaving Anand bleeding, the assailants left the spot in a jiffy. Meanwhile, a case has been registered at Shahbad Dairy police station. (ANI)