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Ekta Joshi

Age 41

5 Sep 2020
New Delhi (India)
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Ekta Joshi


Ekta Joshi was shot three times outside her house by two unidentified men. She had just stepped out of her car when the attack took place.

A transgender person was shot dead in Delhi’s GTB Enclave on Saturday evening by unknown assailants. Police said they’re trying to identify and arrest the suspects. The reason behind the murder is not known yet, senior police officers said.

According to the police, the incident took place around 9pm when the transgender person, locally known as Joshi, got off a car and was entering his house in GTB Enclave. Locals and witnesses told police that some unknown men approached Joshi and opened fire.

“[She] was shot thrice and left for dead. A police team that reached the spot rushed [her] to a hospital where [she] was pronounced dead. A post-mortem examination is being done and a case of murder has been registered,” said a police officer who did not wish to be named.

TvT partner organisation: APTN

https://www.shethepeople.tv/news/transgender-person-shot-dead-at-gtb-enclave-in-east-delhi/

https://www.hindustantimes.com/delhi-news/transgender-person-shot-dead-in-delhi/story-rV0pFOh6PI7XwqjYUVb1ZO.html

Report added: 12 Nov 2020. Source ref: tgeu/05/09/2020/Ekta Joshi

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