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INDIA : Bankrupt husband kills wife and 2 daughters

INDIA : Bankrupt husband kills wife and 2 daughters

A very unfortunate incident happened in Vastrapur area of Ahmedabad, Gujarat on the morning of Monday 21 May at around 7:15 a.m. Dharmesh Shah, a financially troubled entrepreneur shot dead his wife and 2 daughters with a pistol while they were sleeping. Dharmesh then called the police himself. The latter immediately reached the crime spot and arrested the businessman.

Going by the killer’s confession, a family dispute broke out, on the eve, due to Shah’s flimsy financial condition and Shah killed his family members, early the next morning, while they were still asleep. The victims have been identified as Ami Shah (wife: 48 years), Heli (daughter: 22) and Diksha (daughter: 17).

According to reliable sources from the police department, Dharmesh had taken a loan of Rs 10 crores from the bank and burrowed huge sums of money from relatives and friends. While the elder daughter Heli, an architect, was working with father Dharmesh in his firm, Diksha, the younger one, opted for overseas education for which Rs 70 lakh was required. A debt-ridden Dharmesh Shah could not bear the pressure of allocating more money and amidst massive frustration and stress, he went off killing his family.