Shocking Incident: Woman Shot in Delhi Court Premises, Rushed to AIIMS in Critical Condition

Firing in Saket Court: According to reports, a woman was injured in the shooting at the Delhi Saket court. The injured woman was taken to the hospital.
Delhi: Woman Shot in Saket Court Premises, Rushed to AIIMS in Critical Condition
Delhi: Woman Shot in Saket Court Premises, Rushed to AIIMS in Critical ConditionImage Credit: ANI

Firing in Saket Court: According to early reports, gunfire erupted in the Saket court of Delhi, resulting in the injury of a woman. It has been reported that the assailant fired at least four shots.

A woman who was shot is said to be in critical condition, and the attacker has been identified, according to police sources.

The individual suspected of carrying out the shooting has been identified as Advocate Rajendra Jha, who has been disbarred by the Bar Council.

According to a senior police officer, the woman was with her lawyer when she was shot. 

According to various reports, the woman was at the lawyers' block in the Court complex when three to four shots were fired. The woman had bullet wounds to her abdomen. 

However, after firing at the woman, the accused fled the scene.

Firing in Saket Court: Delhi CM Arvind Kejriwal's Statement

In response to the incident, Delhi Chief Minister Arvind Kejriwal tweeted, "The law and order situation in Delhi has completely broken down." Instead of impeding others' work and playing dirty politics with everything, everyone should concentrate on their own. And if he can't do it, he should resign so that someone else can. The safety of the people should not left to chance."

The security procedures have been called into question once more after a man entered the court premises with a firearm despite metal detectors and frisking by security staff.

Firing in Saket Court: Previous cases of firing in Delhi

Earlier on September 24, 2022, two shooters dressed as lawyers opened fire inside Delhi's Rohini court. The gunmen were slain when police opened fire. Rahul Tyagi and Jagdeep Jagga allegedly pretended to be lawyers to enter the courtroom and fire numerous bullets at gangster Jitender Maan alias Gogi. 

In a separate incident, which occurred in April of last year, a shooting incident took place at Rohini court following a scuffle between two advocates and their client. The police reported that a Nagaland Armed Police (NAP) constable, who was stationed at the court, fired shots into the ground.

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