Delhi, Sept 4: A Youth opened fire at his female ‘friend’ as he suspected her of speaking to another man before killing himself at a public park in north Delhi’s Burari on Sunday evening.
However, the youth died on the spot while the woman is taking treatment at a hospital.
The deceased has been identified as 20-year-old Sonu Kumar, residing in north Delhi. According to Milind Dumbere, DCP (north-west), initial probe suggested Sonu was in ‘love’ with Rupal Yadav, a resident of Burari.
“Our inquiry shows they knew each other for some time and were good friends. But he suspected that she was speaking to someone for the past few days. He was jealous and could not tolerate her speaking to anyone else,” said the DCP.
Police is trying to piecing out the clues but more details will be gathered after woman’s statement.
On Sunday evening, both met in the Coronation Park and were allegedly involved in a lengthy heated argument. Around 8pm, Sonu suddenly took out a pistol he had been carrying with him.
He first fired at the woman before killing himself. The sound of the gunshots drew the attention of the park visitors. Police were informed and the duo was rushed to a hospital where Sonu was declared brought dead. Police said the woman appeared to have been shot twice, but they are awaiting the doctor’s report.
Police found a ‘suicide note’, while it is yet to confirmed. Police also recovered a motorcycle and a scooty near the murder spot, but they are yet to be linked to either of the duo.
A murder case has been filed at Mukherjee Nagar police station and questioning is on with the family members of the duo.