Delhi: Cop ‘opens fire’ at lawyer at Tis Hazari court, police vehicle set ablaze

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A cop allegedly opened fire at a lawyer during an argument over parking
In retaliation, the lawyers set a police vehicle on fire and blocked the way demanding the arrest of the policeman.

NEW DELHI: A clash erupted outside Delhi’s Tis Hazari court on Saturday when a cop allegedly opened fire at a lawyer during an argument over parking at the court parking lot.

In retaliation, the lawyers set a police vehicle on fire and blocked the way demanding the arrest of the policeman.

The incident happened around 3.30pm when the cop and the lawyer, identified as Vijay, got into a heated argument outside the lockup. During the verbal exchange, a cop posted with the third battalion of the Delhi Police allegedly opened fire from his service weapon.

Meanwhile, lawyers sat on a protest at the gate of the court premises, alleging that the police personnel had opened fire during the incident and demanded action against those involved.