Crime and Accident

Youth kills self after shooting newly married woman

Youth kills self after shooting newly married woman

New Delhi: A youth allegedly shot at a newly married woman outside her residence and then killed himself with the same gun at east Delhi’s Geeta Colony area tonight.

The incident took place around 9 PM when the 25-year-old woman was walking back from her parents’ house to her in-laws’ residence in New Lahore Colony locality, a senior police official said.

She had reached her destination when the man called her from behind and as she turned back, he pumped three bullets in her chest before shooting himself in his forehead in full public view, he said.

Both were rushed to a hospital where doctors declared the man dead and the woman was admitted in serious condition, he said.

Following which a case was registered at Geeta Colony police station, the official said.

The woman, a beautician, had got married few days ago, he said.

Prima facie investigators suspects this to be a case of a love affair gone wrong but none of the woman’s relative could identify the youth.

No suicide note was recovered from the youth and a probe is on, the official added.