New Delhi: A 26-year-old son of a Delhi Police constable was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Sector 23 of Rohini area in outer Delhi apparently over some financial dispute, police said today.
Vinay, a resident of Sector 21 in Rohini, was returning home on his motorbike when he was shot at around 7.15 pm yesterday, said a police officer.
Police reached the spot after receiving a PCR call and rushed Vinay to a nearby hospital where doctors declared him brought dead.
The victim used to lend money on interest. According to his father, he had had given a loan of Rs 2.5 lakh to Bablu who threatened to shoot with when he demanded the money back, police said.
A case of has been registered at Begumpur police station in this connection and investigation is underway. Efforts are on to identify the perpetrators of the crime through CCTV camera footage, they said.