A 21-year-old woman was allegedly shot dead in broad daylight outside her college in Haryana's Faridabad district on Monday.
Police said the incident took place in Faridabad's Ballabgarh when the woman came out of her college after appearing for an exam.
The accused, who came outside her college in a vehicle, tried to abduct her. He shot her when the victim tried to resist the abduction attempt, said ACP Ballabgarh Jaiveer Singh Rathi.
The victim was taken to the hospital but she succumbed to injuries, ACP Rathi said.
One of the accused Taufeeq was arrested on Tuesday, police said. The accused has been identified as a resident of Mewat, police added
Police said preliminary investigation revealed that the victim and one of the accused knew each other.
This day light murder of a girl student in Ballabgarh of Faridabad is horrible. Haryana Govt should take strict action pic.twitter.com/RugqUVmPfB— Ashish (@AshishXL) October 26, 2020
Haryana: Woman shot dead in broad daylight by a man in Ballabhgarh yesterday; accused arrested.— ANI (@ANI) October 27, 2020
"He tried to forcibly make her sit in his car but she refused & then he shot her," says victim's father.
She had come to write her college exam when incident happened, says Police pic.twitter.com/aX5wT8R75z