26-year-old shot in head over monetary tiff in south Delhi’s Ambedkar Nagar | Delhi News – Times of India


NEW DELHI: A 26-year-old man died after he was shot in the head in south Delhi’s Ambedkar Nagar on Thursday. Police said the murder happened over a monetary dispute between the deceased man and the shooter.
Police were informed by a hospital that a resident of the Ambedkar Nagar, identified as Avinash, was admitted with a bullet injury.
“Initial investigation revealed that the Avinash was a moneylender and had a monetary dispute with one Vicky who lives in the same locality,” said DCP (south) Benita Mary Jaiker.
According to police, Avinash, Vicky and some other people were in Dakshinpuri when the two had an altercation over money. Vicky then took out a firearm and allegedly shot Avinash in the head before fleeing the spot.
A man who claimed to be Avinash’s younger brother Ashutosh said that a couple of neighbours saw him lying on the ground, bleeding and informed the family. A critically injured Avinash was rushed to a nearby hospital where he died during treatment.
Ashutosh said that his elder brother was planning his son’s birthday at midnight on Friday. The family was busy with celebrations as Ashutosh was also to get married in a few days.
A case under Section 302 (murder), 25,27 of Arms Act was registered at Ambedkar Nagar police station.

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