Sambhal (UP), 20 November (IANS). A 19-year-old girl was shot and killed by a 24-year-old man in Uttar Pradesh’s Sambhal district. He later committed suicide by shooting himself as well. The incident took place on Thursday evening.
He shot himself when the police tried to arrest the accused. Police has sent both the bodies for testing. After the case, heavy force has been deployed in Babrala village of Gunnaur area as the victims and accused belong to different communities.
According to police, the girl was working in a field when the accused tried to talk to her, but the girl refused. Angry at his behavior, the man pulled out a domestic pistol and fired at him. He then escaped from the spot.
Locals immediately took the girl to the community health center but died during treatment.
When the police reached the village and tried to arrest the accused, he shot in his head with the same pistol and died on the spot. Many local people were also present there.
Gunnaur S * ++++++++++++++++++++++++++++ * Officer Krishna Kant Saroj said, accused 3 years ago with a minor girl Married, but no complaint was lodged by the girl’s family at that time. He was now pressuring a girl from another community to enter into a forced relationship. On being denied, he shot and killed her. He later killed himself for fear of police action. Now we are trying to ensure peace in the area.