Youth Shoots Self Dead After Killing Girlfriend | Kanpur News


Kanpur: A 20-year-old youth allegedly shot his girlfriend and later himself in the Bharthana police station area of Etawah district, on Thursday.
According to the police, initial findings suggested youth shot down the girl and committed suicide.
Senior superintendent of police (SSP) Jaiprakash Singh said that the bodies found on the canal track between village Ramatpura Umarsenda and Turaiya bridge have been identified as that of Arun Kumar (20) and Poonam (19). The pistol was found in the hand of the deceased, which suggested that the youth first shot dead the girl, then pulled the trigger on himself.
“Poonam was pursuing BSc at a private college while Arun Rathore had done BCom. The forensic team has reached the spot. Police has initiated the investigation,” said the SSP.
SSP further said that it has come to fore that both Arun and Poonam wanted to get married but were from different caste’s, a fact that was unacceptable to both sets of parents.
Arun’s father said that he had sent him to his maternal grandmother’s place on April 18, but he has no information about how he reached there.
Poonam’s father said that his daughter had left home in the morning for coaching but he was also unawae about her whereabouts. Poonam was a resident of Salaya village and Arun of Chandrapura village near Maman in Bharthana police station area.
The country-made weapon used in the incident has been recovered, police said, adding that the bodies have been sent for post-mortem examination.





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