The birthday party of his younger brother turned fatal for a 36-year-old man in Southwest Delhi on Wednesday night when a stray bullet from a gun fired in celebration struck him in the chest.
According to the policye, the man identified as Anuj Sharma was brought to a hospital in Najafgarh with gunshot wounds and declared dead.
When the police reached the spot, they learned that the birthday party for Anuj’s younger brother Prateek Rishi was organised at a farmhouse.
One of the 10-12 guests at the party, a man identified as Naveen, fired several rounds from his pistol and one bullet hit Anuj in the chest.
The police recovered seven empty cartridges from the farmhouse and a case has been registered against the accused Naveen who is missing.