#Delhi: Gym owner shoots dead journalist who objected to loud music in building, says Police

The building where the murder took place. (Express Photo: Praveen Khanna) A 30-year-old journalist was allegedly shot dead by the owner of a local gym in south Delhi’s Vasant Kunj Sunday night after the two had an argument over the accused playing loud music. The accused, identified as 27-year-old Rinku, shot the victim, Hardeep Singh (30), inside the latter’s apartment, said Additional DCP (South) Surinder Singh.

Hardeep’s friends rushed him to Safdarjung Hospital, where he succumbed to injuries. Hardeep worked as an editor for a journal published by the Inter-University Accelerator Centre, a research institute run by the University Grants Commission (UGC). Share This Article Related Article Teen shot dead at Bangalore hostel Teen shot dead at Bangalore hostel 7 of family killed in Ghaziabad 7 of family killed in Ghaziabad 45-year-old shot at for complaining about loud music Told not to stare at woman,guard shoots 24-yr-old man City Briefs Around town On the day of the incident, Rinku, along with a friend, had been drinking and playing loud music in the gym on the ground floor of the building, said police. “The two were playing loud music on a player in the gym on the ground floor of the building. By the time the journalist objected to the music, both of them were drunk,” said a police officer. Fed up with the loud music, Hardeep, who lived on the first floor, went downstairs to confront the duo, said police. “He requested them to turn down the volume.

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