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A clear Sunday ahead

NEW DELHI APRIL 9. Delhiites will wake to a clear sky on Sunday with the maximum temperature likely to be 34 degrees Celsius, the weatherman has said.

The maximum and the minimum temperatures recorded at Safdarjung on Saturday were 32.5 degrees Celsius and 19.0 degrees Celsius respectively, while Palam recorded a maximum temperature of 34.4 degrees Celsius and a minimum of 17.8 degrees Celsius.

While the maximum and the minimum relative humidity at Safdarjung was 32 per cent and 7 per cent respectively, Palam recorded a maximum humidity of 43 per cent and a minimum of 15 per cent.

Couple shot at

NEW DELHI APRIL 9. A couple was allegedly shot at in their house at Mehrauli in South Delhi by three men on Friday. Both have been admitted to All-India Institute of Medical Sciences (AIIMS) and are stated to be out of danger.

According to the police, the incident occurred around 11-30 p.m. when three men entered the house of Kaushik, who is into cane furniture business, and after a brief altercation shot at him and his wife, Kamla, thrice before fleeing. Kaushik sustained a bullet injury in the leg, while Kamla was shot in the wrist. She also sustained some pellet injuries. Both were taken to AIIMS.

Man robbed of car

NEW DELHI APRIL 9. The nephew of the Assistant Commissioner of Police, Hemant Chopra, who died last year, was robbed of his car by three unidentified armed young men at Janakpuri in West Delhi on Thursday night.

According to the police, Rishabh Chopra, a resident of Yamuna Nagar in Haryana, was on his way to meet the wife of the late ACP at her residence in West Delhi when the incident occurred around midnight. Rishabh's cousin, Ankur Dhawan, was also accompanying him.

The police said Rishabh's car, a Ford Endeavour, was stopped by a Tata Indica car opposite Janakpuri district centre. Three men came out of the car and one of them whipped out a country-made revolver. The trio forced the victims out of the car. They also beat up Ankur before fleeing from the spot along with the car. Subsequently, the police were informed and Ankur was taken to Deen Dayal Upadhyaya Hospital from where he was discharged after treatment. A case of robbery has been registered at Janakpuri police station and further investigations are on.

Fake soft drink unit unearthed

NEW DELHI APRIL 9. A fake Coca-Cola refilling unit, which was being run in a building owned by a Delhi Police assistant sub-inspector, was unearthed at Kanjhawla in North-West Delhi on Friday.

It is learnt that the Coca-Cola officials had recently lodged a complaint with the police alleging that a person running a refilling unit from a building owned by ASI Pramod was supplying fake Coca-Cola in the market.

Subsequently, the police raided the place and arrested the unit owner. However, the police said ASI Pramod was not arrested because he was oblivious of the fact that such a refilling unit was being run from his building.

Fire in nursing home

New Delhi April 9 . A minor fire broke out in the basement of a nursing home in East Delhi today, Fire Department officials said.

The fire broke out in an air-conditioner in the nursing home located in Pushpanjali Colony opposite Anand Vihar and was suspected to be the result of an electric short-circuit.

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