In a daring and quick response, an injured businessman shot dead the contract killer who had come to murder him in Modi Nagar town, police said on Thursday.
The incident occurred Thursday night in Manavta Vihar colony of Modi Nagar, 40 km from Delhi.
According to police, the contract killer, who was identified as Babloo Tyagi, fired about seven shots from an automatic pistol at Dhanesh Tyagi and his brother Paresh, also a local businessmen, at their home.
Both were injured but Dhanesh managed to take out a pistol and fire back at his assailant, killing him on the spot. Three accomplices of the contract killer, however, succeeded to flee.