NEW DELHI: On Friday, chaos erupted at the Saket Court complex in Delhi after four rounds of firing took place, leaving a woman from New Friends Colony injured. The incident occurred just as the court opened, causing people to panic and flee for their lives. Hearing the gunshots, Delhi Police personnel rushed to the scene to control the situation.
According to the news agency ANI report, “A woman has been injured in the firing incident at Saket Court. Four rounds of firing took place. Police is present on the spot”.
#WATCH दिल्ली: साकेत कोर्ट में फायरिंग की घटना में एक महिला घायल हुई हैं। चार राउंड फायरिंग हुई। पुलिस मौके पर मौजूद है।— ANI_HindiNews (@AHindinews) April 21, 2023
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In the video released by the police, the injured woman is seen screaming and coming out of the court premises.
According to police sources, the injured woman had come to the court to give her statement as a witness in a case. While she was giving her statement, she was shot and immediately rushed to the hospital for treatment. Her current condition remains unknown.
The incident has raised concerns about the safety of witnesses and victims in India’s legal system. Witnesses and victims often face threats and intimidation, making it difficult for them to come forward and provide crucial evidence in court. This incident highlights the need for better security measures to protect those who are brave enough to speak out.
The police have launched an investigation into the incident and are currently searching for the culprits. The motive behind the attack is not yet known. The incident has sparked outrage among the public, with many demanding that the authorities take strict action against those responsible for the attack.