Man kills his wife and mother-in-law at Dwarka’s home

A 35-year-old man is said to have killed his wife and stepmother after a heated argument with them over his lifestyle, police officials said on Sunday.

The accused, identified as Mahesh, fired at least half a dozen shots at his wife Nidhi (21) and his stepmother Veero (55) inside their residence in Dwarka in Delhi.

After the incident, the man went to Baba Haridas Nagar police station. A murder case was filed against him and the gun was seized.

“We found out that Mahesh was living in his wife’s house in Baba Haridas Nagar. He did not have a permanent job and quarreled with his wife and mother-in-law every day. On Friday, after another scuffle, he fired several bullets at them. We are asking him about the illegal weapon, ”said a senior police official in Dwarka.

The bodies were taken to hospital for an autopsy. Police said they were scanning CCTV cameras near the house to determine the sequence of events.