Delhi woman shot dead in Shalimar Bagh; police say husband received threats after he failed to repay loan

A woman was shot dead allegedly by unidentified men in the wee hours today in northwest Delhi's Shalimar Bagh area, police said.

PTI October 25, 2017 14:50:22 IST
Delhi woman shot dead in Shalimar Bagh; police say husband received threats after he failed to repay loan

New Delhi: A woman was shot dead allegedly by unidentified men in the wee hours on Wednesday in northwest Delhi's Shalimar Bagh area, police said.

Delhi woman shot dead in Shalimar Bagh police say husband received threats after he failed to repay loan

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Priya Mehra (34) sustained bullet wounds on her neck and face, they said.

The incident took place around 4.20 am, police said.

According to police, the victim's husband, Pankaj Mehra, had taken Rs 40 lakh on credit and was unable to return the amount.

He told the police that the lenders had been threatening him to return the amount plus the interest.

We are probing the case from all angles, police added.

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