Congress Seva Dal worker shot dead in road rage attack in Delhi

Delhi Congress Seva Dal member shot dead in road rage incident at GT Karnal Road

Delhi Congress Seva Dal member shot dead in road rage incident at GT Karnal Road

On Tuesday, Congress Seva Dal worker was shot dead by unidentified assailants after an argument at Bhalaswa flyover in Delhi, allegedly by occupants of a speeding auto. According to reports, Mehra's auto was chased by the attackers, who later shot him dead. The 43-year-old man identified as Vinod Mehra was driving home with his 16-year-old nephew from GT Karnal Road.

Mehra's nephew with the help of an acquaintance, who was returning from the same marriage function, took his uncle to Paramanand hospital where he was declared brought dead.

According to the probing officials, there were four men inside the vehicle which repeatedly overtook Mehra's auto, The Hindu reported.

"Preliminary probe reveals that the victim, from inside the vehicle, told the passengers in the other auto to drive properly but they didn't listen", said a senior police officer.

After having interrupted Mehra's journey several times, the men then blocked Mehra's auto.


Deputy Commissioner of Police (North-West) Aslam Kham said, "Mehra was a businessman and stayed in Delhi's Geeta Colony". "Both the vehicles stopped at Bhalaswa flyover".

Mehra, 35, was returning from a wedding with the teen, when a speeding van overtook his Wagon R vehicle on a flyover when he objected, an argument started.

"A case has been registered and efforts are being made to nab the culprits".

The suspects are absconding and footage of nearby CCTV cameras are being scanned, said police officials.

Police said they were informed about the incident by a PCR call around 2:53 am by a passerby, following which they reached the spot and rushed Mehra to Parmanand Hospital.

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