Delhi: Two shot at after fight breaks out over playing songs

New Delhi: Three persons including a disc jockey (DJ) have been arrested here for opening firing at two persons after a fight broke out over song selection and requests to play a song repeatedly, police said on Monday.

According to the police, the incident occurred on Sunday night around 10.24 p.m at a family function in west Delhi’s Palam Village.

Shanky Bhardwaj and his cousin brother Tushar Bhardwaj were insisting Akshay, the DJ, to play the song “Tamanche Pe Disco…” repeatedly, which led to a fight between them, a police officer said on the condition of anonymity.

Akshay, 19, later informed his employers, Sanjay Sharma and Ashish Sharma. They came and fired at Shanky, 23, and Tushar, 16.

The accused managed to escape, the officer said, adding that the victims suffered bullet injuries in their abdomen.

The police team reached the spot and found Shanky and Tushar Bhardwaj lying in a pool of blood, Deputy Commissioner of Police Devender Arya said.

“They were taken to a hospital in Dwarka where they are still undergoing treatment. Their condition is out of danger as per the doctors,” Arya said.

Akshay and his employers Sanjay, 29, and his brother Ashish, 23, were arrested on Monday from their hideouts in west Delhi in separate police raids, the Joint Commissioner of Police told IANS.