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Woman shot dead by brother-in-law in east Delhi

Press Trust of India  |  New Delhi 

A 32-year-old woman was allegedly shot dead by her in east Delhi's Mandawli area today, police said.

The victim, alias Sonia, was found with a bullet wound to her right temple by her husband He informed the police about the incident, they said.

He told police that he had got into a fistfight with his brother yesterday. was addicted to drugs and had fallen into bad company that irked his brother, police said.

Yesterday, rebuked his brother for his bad habits and the duo got into a fight. Today, came to Shahdab's home in his absence, they said.

Khan informed her husband about Sikandar coming to meet him and asked him to return home. When came, he found his wife lying in a pool of blood.

Police are on the lookout for Sikandar, who is absconding, police said.

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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 22:15 IST