Haryana Woman Shot Dead Outside Her College, Accused Arrested

The woman was shot dead after she resisted a man’s attempts to shove her into a car.

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The woman was shot dead after she resisted a man’s attempts to shove her into a car.
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A 21-year-old woman was shot dead by a man in Haryana's Faridabad, after she resisted his attempts to shove her into a car. The incident occurred on Monday, 26 October, reported news agency ANI.

The video of the incident, which has gone viral on social media, shows the woman running away and attempting to escape, before she was shot dead.

The victim was identified as Nikita, who was standing outside her college, after she had gone there to take the exam. The attacker was identified as Touseef, who was allegedly waiting for her to come out, along with a friend.

Speaking to ANI, the victim’s father alleged that there was pressure on her to change her religion and marry.

Cops told ANI that Touseef was arrested aand the matter is under investigation.

"We complained earlier also as these people used to trouble her and now they have killed my daughter," the father told news agency ANI. The police also added that Nikita and Touseef knew each other.

“Both accused involved in the brutal murder of a girl student in Faridabad last evening arrested. The murder weapon has been recovered. An SIT led by ACP Crime Anil Kumar will ensure quick probe and time-bound trial to ensure justice to the family,” Haryana Home Minister Anil Vij told ANI.

The two accused have also been sent to two days police custody, ANI reported.

The National Commission for Woman has taken note of the incident and had earlier written to the Haryana police chief to catch the other accused.

“I would like to assure the family members of victims that we are with them. We will make justice is done as early as possible,” Faridabad MP Krishnan Pal Gurjar said, after meeting family of the 21-year-old woman.

(With inputs from ANI)

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