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Pregnant woman shot dead in Mumbai suburb

According to police, a 25-year-old pregnant woman is shot dead by some unidentified persons inside a slum in a north-east suburb.
PTI | By HT Correspondent, Mumbai
UPDATED ON MAY 29, 2008 11:40 PM IST

A 25-year-old pregnant woman was shot dead by some unidentified persons inside a slum in a north-east suburb, police said on Thursday.

Some unidentified persons shot at Renudevi Jaiswal using a firearm outside a grocery store in suburban Ghatkopar at around 2130 hours last evening, they said.

The seven months pregnant Jaiswal, whose husband works as a hawker, was hit in the stomach and was rushed to the nearby Rajawadi Hospital by a rickshaw driver.

She succumbed to the bullet injury this morning while being administered treatment at the hospital, they said.
Police suspect the murder to be the fallout of a love traingle.

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