New Delhi: Hours after they shot dead Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Deepak Bharadwaj in his south Delhi farmhouse on Tuesday, the killers of BSP leader were caught on camera brandishing guns to flee from the spot.The video footage released by the cops showed two men running towards the gate of the farmhouse after committing crime.

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According to the footage shown on TV, one of the killers showed the gun to the watchman of the farmhouse to keep him away while the managed to open the gate for the car which was waiting for them at the entrance. The footage also showed that there were three people other than the watchman who saw the killers of the BSP leader escaping after shooting Deepak Bharadwaj.

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Earlier in the day, Delhi Police Commissioner Neeraj Kumar said to have video footage of those who killed the leader Deepak Bharadwaj and "many other clues" to nab the culprits.

"We have the video footage of the car and the assailants as well as many other clues on which we are working and I am hopeful that we will solve the case soon," Neeraj Kumar told reporters in New Delhi hours after the sensational killing.

According to the commissioner, the shooting took place at 8.55 am when three assailants entered Nitish Kunj in the Rajokri area in a dark grey Skoda car. They entered the farmhouse on the pretext of booking it for a wedding.

"They entered the farmhouse and chatted with Deepak Bharadwaj. They then fired two shots at point blank range which killed him," said Neeraj Kumar. Bharadwaj had contested the 2009 Lok Sabha elections and was the richest candidate with assets worth over Rs 603 crore. His associate was injured and is under treatment at a hospital.

Bharadwaj, 61, who dabbled in real estate, hotels and education, was rushed to Fortis Hospital in Vasant Kunj where he was declared dead.

JPN//Agencies

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