Borrower shoots loan shark in Delhi
New Delhi: A pawnbroker was gunned down in broad daylight in the GTB enclave of Delhi by a borrower.
The deceased was identified as Harish Bhati, 43, who landed the borrower Rs 40,0000.
The accused was identified as Gagan jail who claimed he shot Bhati because he (Bhati) used to assault and mistreat him.
The incident happened Friday at a residential complex in the area.
Bhati was shot dead by Jain and was found injured by the police.
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Although he was taken to hospital immediately, doctors pronounced him dead.
Bhati was found to be involved in the moneylending business and was named in at least 10 cases.
Police identified Jain through CCTV footage as living in the same Janta Flats compound where Bhati was shot.
Jain was also named in four cases and was arrested after a brief operation.
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Jain had taken Rs 40,000 from Bhati and paid Rs 4,000 in interest. However, Jain claimed that despite paying back on time, Bhati had a habit of assaulting and abusing him publicly.
For this, he decided to kill him and shot him on Friday morning.