Wife shot dead by husband in south Delhi

August 25th, 2008 - 4:29 pm ICT by IANS  

New Delhi, Aug 25 (IANS) A 20-year-old woman was shot dead by her husband in south Delhi, the police said Monday.The incident occurred in Sunlight colony Sunday night.

“The incident took place at around 10 p.m. Sunday. The accused, Sanjay (30) reached his in-law’s house at Sunlight colony and told his mother-in-law that he had come to meet his wife, Meenu,” a police official said.

“He then entered Meenu’s room and shot her. She died on the spot,” he added.

After killing her, Sanjay fled from the spot.

Though Meenu and Sanjay had married a year ago in a love match, problems had developed between the couple lately.

”She was staying with her parents since last few months and was preparing to file for divorce,” a police official said.

“No one has any details about Sanjay, who is absconding. We are investigating and a hunt is on to nab the accused.” he added.

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