North Gazette News/Chandigarh
A 22-year-old girl was shot by her jilted lover in Mohali Phase-5 after she rejected his marriage proposal as the girl’s parents were against their marriage.
As per reports, the incident took place at around 6.30 pm on Monday when the girl identified as Amandeep Kaur, a resident of Dholewala area of Punjab’s Firozpur district, along with her friends was going to market.
“The accused, Gurmeet Singh also a resident of Firozpur district’s Rajewala area, had come to meet her in Mohali Phase-5 when an argument took place between them over their marriage after which he shot Amandeep from point-blank range,” police said.
The victim, who suffered bullet injuries on chest, throat and head, was rushed to a nearby hospital where she was declared brought dead.
Police said that Amandeep knew Gurmeet Singh but their relations turned sour after she rejected his marriage as her parents were against their marriage and she wanted to marry as per the wishes of her parents.
Amandeep had come to Mohali to pursue her training after completing MCA from Firozpur based institute and she was residing in a PG accommodation in Mohali Phase-5.
Police have registered a case in this regard and a hunt in on to nab the accused who is absconding after the incident.