A 30-year-old woman was shot at by two men on bike near a hotel in the national capital on Thursday.
The woman, identified as Kiran Bala, was driving her car at around 8 am at a roundabout near Radisson Blu hotel when two-bike borne men, who were chasing her vehicle, opened fire at her.
One of the bullets struck her in the neck and she lost consciousness after which her car hit the footpath. The victim has received injuries on her neck and her condition is said to be critical, news agency PTI reported, quoting an official.
Police have ruled out robbery as her valuables were found intact.
Preliminary investigation revealed that the woman was involved in a family dispute, news agency PTI reported, quoting a police officer.
Officials of Venkateshwar hospital stated that Kiren was brought to the hospital at around 8.15 am with a bullet injury on her neck. "We have removed the bullet, however, her condition is really critical and has been kept on ventilator," the official said.
Police are investigating the role of her husband in the case. "Kiren and her husband Varun Yadav were married around 10 years ago and were having matrimonial issues. For the past one-and-half-year, Yadav did not give a single penny to my sister due to which she had to start a small finance business in Dwarka," said Pankaj Bajaj, brother of Kiren.
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