New Delhi, Mar 14 (PTI) A 32-year-old woman was allegedly shot dead by her brother-in-law in east Delhi’s Mandawli area today, police said.

The victim, Jaiba Khan alias Sonia, was found with a bullet wound to her right temple by her husband Shahdab. He informed the police about the incident, they said.

He told police that he had got into a fistfight with his brother Sikandar yesterday. Sikandar was addicted to drugs and had fallen into bad company that irked his brother, police said.

Yesterday, Shahdab rebuked his brother for his bad habits and the duo got into a fight. Today, Sikandar came to Shahdab’s home in his absence, they said.

Khan informed her husband about Sikandar coming to meet him and asked him to return home. When Shahdab came, he found his wife lying in a pool of blood.

Police are on the lookout for Sikandar, who is absconding, police said.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.