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A 28-year-old man was shot dead by unidentified attackers over a financial dispute here on Thursday night, the police said on Friday.
The killed man has been identified as Vinay Singh, resident of Begampur in outer Delhi, who worked as a private financier, the police said.
According to the police, the attack took place when Vinay Singh was returning home from his office in Rohini area of outer Delhi on Thursday night. He was shot dead by some unidentified men just a few metres away from his office.
"A few passers-by informed the police after noticing him lying in a pool of blood," a senior police officer told IANS.
He was declared brought dead when rushed to a hospital, the police said.
"Prima facie, it appears to be a case of murder over a financial dispute but we are trying to ascertain the exact reason behind his murder. The investigation is on," the senior police officer told IANS.
The officer also said that Vinay's father, Wajir, who is working as a Delhi Police constable, in his statement said that Vinay lent money to people and he had a dispute with someone over Rs 3 lakh three months ago.
A case has been registered, the police said.
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