A dairy owner was shot dead in his house at Saini Pura village near here on Saturday night.The victim has been identified as Ramesh Saini, 40.
Two unidentified assailants pumped five bullets in Saini's body while he was asleep in the backyard of his house. The deceased's wife Neelam raised the alarm but the killers escaped on motorcycles with their two accomplices who were waiting outside the house.
Deputy superintendent of police (DSP) Sidhartha Dhanda and station house officer (SHO) Vidyanand along with forensic experts reached the spot of crime and recovered the bullets. The police have said old enmity was the reason behind the murder.
On a complaint of Ramesh's elder brother Kulbir Saini, the police have registered a murder case against two unidentified people.