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Realtor killed over property row, wife hurt

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Nov 16, 2016, 4:50 am IST
Updated : Nov 16, 2016, 7:28 am IST

After Rana’s sister-in-law raised an alarm and gathered people, Rana and his wife Lalita were rushed to AIIMS Trauma Centre.

Prima facie, it appears that the victim, Rana, was shot dead because of a property dispute, the police said, adding that they suspect that the killers were hired to kill him. (Representational Image)
 Prima facie, it appears that the victim, Rana, was shot dead because of a property dispute, the police said, adding that they suspect that the killers were hired to kill him. (Representational Image)

New Delhi: In a shocking incident, a 38-year-old property dealer was shot dead while his wife was critically injured in Southwest Delhi’s Bijwasan area on Monday when two men barged into their house and started firing indiscriminately.

Prima facie, it appears that the victim, Rana, was shot dead because of a property dispute, the police said, adding that they suspect that the killers were hired to kill him.

On Monday, at around 4.15 pm, two unidentified youth barged inside Rana’s house on the pretext of showing interest in renting a room in his house. When Rana, who was suffering from paralysis, came out with the help of his wife, the duo fought with him and later they started firing indiscriminately at the couple. The two youth later fled from the spot.

After Rana’s sister-in-law raised an alarm and gathered people, Rana and his wife Lalita were rushed to AIIMS Trauma Centre.  Rana was declared brought dead and his wife’s condition is said to be critical. Rana’s body has been sent for autopsy.

The police said that Rana had a property dispute regarding his house. The police added that they have zeroed in on the accused and are likely to arrest them soon. The police is questioning Rana’s family members and colleagues to know if he had personal enmity with anyone. CCTV footages from the area are also being scanned to gain clues.

Tags: firing indiscriminately, property dispute, raised an alarm