Man shot dead allegedly after a fight over a game on Diwali

Delhi: After an argument during a game of cards turned violent, a 45-year-old man was shot dead allegedly by a group of men. Following which his body near the Maharaja Agarsen Hospital in west Delhi.

The deceased was identified as Harish Sharma (45). Police said the deceased left his home on Wednesday night and his body with a bullet injury on his right shoulder was found on Thursday.

The wife of the deceased Sunita Sharma suspected a person named Raju Bhilwari (32) of killing her husband, said the police. A case was registered based on the complaint filed by his wife.

After an investigation it was known that the victim had left his residence on Wednesday to meet his friend Bhilwari on the occasion of Diwali and got involved in a game of cards.

Deputy Commissioner of Police (west) Monika Bhardwaj said, during the game an argument broke out and Mr Sharma was shot dead, apart from Raju, the other accused persons were identified as Ram (33), Rajesh (29), Jitender Kumar (38), Harikant (38), Kuldeep (40), Ramesh Kapoor (71).

According to the DC, they all were arrested and the weapon used in the crime was also seized.