Youth kills girl, commits suicide


Our Correspondent

Sonepat, April 13

A ‘jilted’ lover committed suicide after killing a minor girl at Indira Colony in Bahalgarh Chowk under the Rai police station of Sonepat district today.

The youth was identified as Vinod of Chauhan Joshi village. He shot the girl at her house, after which he turned the gun on himself at the same spot.

After receiving information, the police reached the spot. The police recovered a pistol and two empty cartridges from the spot.

After preliminary investigation, recording of statement of the girl’s father and postmortem examination, the bodies were handed over to their families.

On the complaint of the girl’s father, a case was registered at the Civil Lines police station. Rishi Kant, SHO, Rai, said it appeared to be a case of a failed affair.