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Gym owner shot dead in Preet Vihar of East Delhi at his gym

Mahendra Agrawal (40) was the owner of Energie Gym and Spa in Preet Vihar and also ran a company that sells gym equipments

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New Delhi, January 2

A gym owner was shot dead in East Delhi’s Preet Vihar by unknown assailants.

Mahendra Agrawal (40) was the owner of Energie Gym and Spa in Preet Vihar and also ran a company that sells gym equipment. He is survived by wife, daughter, and son. His daughter is preparing for the CA entrance test exams while his son is in Class X.

The police said that the incident took place on December 30. Agrawal was sitting in his office located on the first floor of the gym when two to three armed assailants barged in and fired at him. The people at the gym called police on hearing the shots.

The police that rushed to the spot stated that the  victim died on the spot because one of the bullets hit him in the head. The accused then fled on their bikes.

DCP (East) Amrutha Guguloth said temas have been formed to probe the case. So far, the motive behind the murder is not clear and police are looking into all angles.

The police have found CCTV camera footage that showed the miscreants in masks entering and leaving the building. One of them is seen brandishing his weapon, police added.

The police have booked a case of murder and sped up investigations.



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