Paralysed property dealer shot dead, wife critically injured

New Delhi, Nov 14 (IANS) A 40-year-old property dealer was shot dead by two unidentified assailants in his own house on Monday while his wife was critically injured in the attack, police said.

The incident happened in Brijwasan area, where Sonu Rana, who was paralysed since the last couple of months, used to operate from his house.

According to police, around 3.45 p.m. two bike-borne assailants came to meet him to inquire about a property.

“When Rana came out with his wife as he could not able to walk properly, both the assailants shot at him thrice and one of the bullets also hit his wife,” Deputy Commissioner of Police Surender Kumar told IANS.

Rana died on the spot, while his wife, who was admitted to a nearby private hospital, is said to be critical, Kumar said. The assailants managed to flee, he said.

A case of murder has been registered and further investigation is on, he said.