Rajan, A 16-year-old taekwondo champion, who was shot at in northeast Delhi’s Bhajanpura area last week, is in critical condition after doctors had to amputate both his legs.
The incident took place on 21 June, when unidentified assailants who were in a car allegedly opened fire on a motorbike which Rajan and his father Kailash were riding. While Kailash died on the spot, Rajan sustained three bullet injuries, a police official said.
The bullet injuries caused severe nerve damage, because of which one leg was amputated on Wednesday and the other, two days later.
Police are yet to track down the assailants and ascertain the motive behind the act. Accoeding to official sources,the interrogation revealed that Rajan’s elder brother was also murdered a year ago.
Rajan is a black belt in taekwondo and has participated in national-level competitions.