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Man killed Delhi woman because he wanted to prove his weapon was real, held

PTI
Published : Jul 28, 2018, 11:20 am IST
Updated : Jul 28, 2018, 11:21 am IST

To prove himself right, he opened fire and in the process accidentally shot her in stomach, the police said.

To prove himself right, he opened fire and in the process accidentally shot her in stomach, the police said. (Photo: File | Representational)
 To prove himself right, he opened fire and in the process accidentally shot her in stomach, the police said. (Photo: File | Representational)

New Delhi: A man was arrested for allegedly killing a woman in Shahdara's Dilshad Garden in Delhi, the police said on Friday.

Sunny was arrested from Timarpur and during interrogation he told the police that he was in intoxicated state at a woman's residence identified as Usha's when Nishti, the victim, had visited her.

To prove himself right, he opened fire and in the process accidentally shot her in stomach, the police said. To prove himself right, he opened fire and in the process accidentally shot her in stomach, the police said.

On Wednesday, the police were informed by the Swami Dayanand Hospital authorities that a woman was brought there by a group of three-four people claiming that she was suffering from some health issue.

Subsequently, a medical examination was conducted but the woman died in the hospital. Later, during examination, injury marks were found on her stomach, said a senior police officer.

During investigation, police found that the woman who died was known to Usha.

Police said Usha runs a boutique at her residence in Dilshad Garden.

She has been questioned in connection with the case. Further investigation is underway to trace the family of the woman who was killed, the police said.

Tags: crime, murder, woman shot dead, delhi police
Location: India, Delhi, New Delhi