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Delhi: Man fires at mother-in-law over feud with wife, arrested

A 32-year-old man was arrested on Monday after he shot himself in the wall of his mother-in-law’s house in southwest Delhi while he was on his way to take his wife home, police said on Tuesday.
Police said that no one was injured after the accused, Gaurav, who was in the water business and had no criminal history, opened fire.

Sagarpur station officials said they received a call at around 7 pm that a man had fired at his mother-in-law in West Sagarpur.

He said the relationship between the accused and his 31-year-old wife Ruchika was strained for a few months. He also said that Ruchika had left her husband’s house a week before the incident and was living with her mother Sarita.

Police said Gaurav went to his mother-in-law’s house on Monday evening and shot him in the wall of a room. Then he took Ruchika with him to his house. A senior officer at Sagarpur station said that Gaurav had allegedly fired in the general direction of Sarita and threatened her at gunpoint.

DCP (South West) Manoj C said, “A case was registered under IPC section 307 (murder attempt) as well as Arms Act.”

The DCP said that other nuances of the incident including the angle of coercion in Ruchika’s return would be investigated.

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