Delhi: A 38-year-old property dealer was shot dead while his wife critically injured in southwest Delhi's Bijwasan area 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, police said, adding that they suspect that the killers were hired to kill him.
Today, around 4.15pm two unidentified youths 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 youths 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.
Police said that Rana had a property dispute regarding his house. Police said that they have zeroed in on the accused and are likely to arrest them soon.
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 in the case.