Gurugram: Turning down marriage proposal of a jobless man cost 26-year-old district level Taekwondo player her life after the man the allegedly shot her dead in Gurugram region.
The deceased Sarita had completed her DPEd (Diploma in Physical Education) and was looking for job while the accused identified as Sombir Singh, who had proposed her for marriage had recently quit his job as a wrestling coach, HT reports.
A player from Bhora Khurd in Bilaspur area of Gurugram, Sarita had represented her district six times in a row.
She was shot dead at her residence with a country-made pistol after she refused to marry him, the police said.
According to sources the family found sarita in a pool of blood after they heard gunshots in the their residence.
The accused had by then fled the scene after shooting Sarita.
Sarita had refused to marry him since he was jobless stated the relatives in their statements.
Not only did the accused pressurized them to accept his proposal but often visited the family to convince the victim.
Singh, a native of village Bagdola in Jhajjar, is believed to have estranged relations with his parents and had not visited them in the past many months.
“The woman was rushed to the hospital where doctors declared her brought dead. The body will be handed over to the family members after the post mortem in the afternoon,” said SHO Jai Prakash, Bilaspur Police Station.
The murderer is at large and a case of murder was registered at Bilaspur police station.