By Akshit Gupta
Mumbai, 18th March 2010: A 16 year old girl from Andheri West was allegedly killed in a shootout by her neighbour earlier today over a dispute on renovations and repair in an apartment complex in Andheri area.
The girl, Himani, was killed after her neighbour, 65 year old, Harish Maroliya ‘s altercation with her family in Saujanya Apartments of the mostly residential Bhardawadi area.
Some members of the building alerted a passing police patrol, which tried to rescue the girl, said an official from the D N Nagar police station. Seeing the policemen, Maroliya reportedly opened fire, killing the teenager and injuring two policemen as well who were later identified as Uday Patil and Phalke from D N Nagar police station.
Harish was also killed in the cross fire with the police.
Harish was a retired excise department officer. It has been learnt from various sources that Harish might have been mentally unstable.