Couple shot dead by landlord in Ambala, Haryana: Police

A couple was allegedly shot dead by their landlord in DWS Colony on the Jalbehra Road here this morning, police said.

According to the police, while Jit Singh died on the spot, his wife Neena succumbed to her injuries in the Post-Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh, where she was referred from the local Civil Hospital in a precarious condition.

Accused landlord Ramesh Khurana, who surrendered to police, claimed that he committed the crime as he was harassed by the couple over vacation of his premises, the police said. He said his repeated requests to the duo had no affect.

It was learnt that the accused and the victims again quarrelled over the issue this morning before Khurana allegedly shot the duo dead. Ambala Sadar police have registered a case and are investigating, the police added.


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