Noida: Man shoots dead business partner's wife, son, tries to kill self

The shooting is believed to be a result of personal animosity.

A woman and her son were killed while another two people, including the woman's husband, were injured after a person opened indiscriminate firing at his business partner's home at a posh locality in Noida's Sector 39 Tuesday night.

Police say the accused, Rajesh Jolly, a resident of Mayur Vihar of Delhi, reached the Sector 39 residence of his business partner Ajay Khurana at about 10:30 pm

As soon as Khurana's servant Raju opened the door, Jolly attacked him with a knife. Jolly then entered the home started firing indiscriminatly with two pistols.

Ajay, his wife Anju and son Ankush, who were eating dinner at the time, were shot in the incident. Neighbours came in to help and rushed the four to Noida's Kailash Hospital, where Anju and Ankush succumbed to their injuries.

"We have recovered the weapons and a forensic team was sent to the spot. Two persons had died in the hospital while two others are admitted in a critical condition. The accused also tried to kill himself, he is also admitted in the hospital. The matter is under investigation," said Dharmendra Singh, SSP, Gautam Budh Nagar.

Police say Jolly attempted to kill himself by cutting gashes on his head in order to avoid arrest. Cops reached the spot immediately, detained Jolly and took him to a hospital.

A case has been registered in the matter and Jolly will be interrogated as soon as he is discharged from the hospital. Police suspect that the incident was motivated by personal animosity.

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