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Sub-Inspector in Dwarka shoots woman, tries to kill himself

Sub-Inspector in Dwarka shoots woman, tries to kill himself

Vijender was in his uniform when the incident happened. The inspector allegedly used his service revolver to shoot the girl.

New Delhi: In an alleged case of infidelity, a Delhi Police Sub-Inspector on Sunday shot a girl in Sector-4 area of Dwarka in the capital. The sub-inspector was posted at Ranhola police station.

Vijender was in his uniform when the incident happened. The inspector allegedly used his service revolver to shoot the girl.

After shooting the girl, he shot himself too. The woman however, died on the spot while Vijender was shifted to AIIMS.

According to sources, a few years ago, the sub inspector, Vijender's wife found out about his extra-marital affair with a female journalist and complained to senior Delhi police officials.

Vijender was transferred and a departmental inquiry was soon to be initiated against him in this regard. On Saturday, he asked the journalist to meet him. She had allegedly tried to blackmail him over their affair after which he fired thrice at her and killing her on the spot.

first published:January 17, 2016, 13:33 IST