Man who shot doc also wanted to kill woman he loved: Police
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Officials, however, have still made no arrests or detentions. "We first want to get to the bottom of
The ex-Army man, who gunned down senior cardiologist Dr Sanjiv Dhawan of Sir Ganga Ram Hospital showed no remorse for his act, police said.
During questioning, Dharmender Kumar Tandon told police that he ran out of bullets or else he would have killed Sangeeta, Dr Dhawan's maid, and then shot himself, police said.
On Wednesday morning, Tandon had shot dead Dr Dhawan at his house in New Rajinder Nagar. He had gone there to meet Sangeeta, whom he claimed to be in love with.
"Despite his arrest, Tandon's body language was very composed and imposing. He seemed confident as he saluted the officer who went to arrest him. He said he always follows protocol," a police officer said.
"He also said that he was a fauji (army man) and would never lie to police as it was against his principles," the officer said.
During questioning, Tandon also told police that he has been trained to use even the Bofors gun and was good with targets, police said. He said, initially, he did not realise that the doctor had died and that he would have killed Sangeeta and then committed suicide if he had any bullets left in his double-barrel gun, police said.
"It was pitch dark and Tandon could not see the doctor. He just heard the doctor's voice and aimed at him. He told us that his aim are very good and that he has been trained to fire in the dark," a police officer said.
According to officers questioning him, Tandon kept kept taking Sangeeta's name and cursed her for spoiling his life.
Police said Tandon carried an axe, a knife and a licensed gun - which he had procured from jammu in 2008 - when he went to Dr Dhawan's residence.
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