New Delhi, Sep 30 (PTI) A 34-year-old man was injured after being shot at by two unidentified men in southeast Delhi’s Taimoor Nagar Sunday, triggering protests in the area, police said. Also Read - Delhi Violence: SC Lawyer Files FIR For Immediate Arrest of Tahir Hussain; Death Toll Touches 42 | Highlights

The victim was identified as Rupesh. He was injured in firing by two unknown men, who were passing by his house, Chinmoy Biswal, Deputy Commissioner of Police (Southeast) said. Also Read - India Committed to Strategic Partnership With US, President Kovind to Donald Trump | Highlights

Locals alleged that the perpetrators were suspected to be linked to drug peddlers. Rupesh’s family claimed that he had opposed the sale of drugs in the area and that is why he was attacked, police said. Also Read - Delhi Assembly Election Updates: 57.06% Voter Turnout Recorded; Polling Concludes

Locals staged a protest and accused police of being hand in glove with the accused.

The victim is grievously injured and in hospital, police said.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.