Published: Thu, October 26, 2017
Health | By Jay Jacobs

Killed Priya to unite with second wife, confesses Delhi restaurateur

Killed Priya to unite with second wife, confesses Delhi restaurateur

A woman travelling with her husband and 1-year-old son was shot dead by armed men in Shialimar Bagh area of the national capital on Wednesday early morning. "Her husband told us he had borrowed about Rs 40 lakh from a moneylender who was asking him to return the amount".

Delhi Police said, Pankaj Mehra, a businessman and the deceased Priya Mehra's husband, during questioning spilled the beans of the murder. While she dies. their son and Pankaj escaped. "We are taking the help of forensic teams to ascertain the sequence of events".

The family was returning home from Bangla Sahib Gurudwara in their Ritz vehicle and had reached near Rohini jail roundabout when a auto overtook them and forced them to stop. When he refused, the man broke the window using the butt of the pistol and pulled him out.

Her husband told the police that some bike-borne assailants attacked the couple while they were on their way back home. Priya suffered severe bullet injuries, while Pankaj and the infant escaped the attack uninjured.

The police further said that their two-year-old son might have been present at the time of the murder, but asleep in the auto. Sources said police have identified a money lender from Sonipat who allegedly visited Pankaj and threatened him. Priya's family allege negligence by both the hospital authorities and police.

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