Dharmesh Shah, a builder, shot his wife and two daughters to death at their apartment in Ratnam Towers on Judges Bungalow road on Tuesday. He used his licensed guns for the crime. The accused first shot his wife, Ami Shah (48) in her sleep, then their elder daughter Heli Shah (22 w), who as working with her father in his business. The firing shots woke up his youngest daughter, Diksha Shah (17), whom he shot twice. He then informed the police control room of his crime, who sent senior police officers to the scene.
Deputy Superintendent of Police, S.N. Jhala claims that - Dharmesh was debt ridden. His debt amount from banks and friends was already running into crores. This drove him to kill his family.