Rejection in love is the most difficult thing to digest especially for the egoistic man and normally it always results in something serious. In most of the cases, the girl remains at the receiving end. Something similar seems to have happened in this case too. In one of the most shocking incidents that took place in the capital, a jilted lover along with his three associates shot dead a 24-year-old girl in front of her brother after facing the rejection in love.

According to the sources, the police managed to arrest the spurned lover Manoj along with his one of the associate but the police did not divulge the identities of the remaining two accused who are presently on the run, said the sources. The police sources said that they managed to round up the two accused including the crazy lover soon after the incident and they are in search of remaining two. The deceased girl was working in the beauty parlor in Saket area in the capital said the police.

According to the police reports, The incident occurred at the girl’s Panchsheel Vihar residence near Khirki Extension in south Delhi’s Malviya Nagar early on Saturday morning. Chinmoy Biswal, additional deputy commissioner of police (south), said Manoj was identified and arrested after they found his mobile number saved in the woman’s mobile with the code name ‘MS’. “We examined the cell phone records of the woman and Manoj and it helped us locate Manoj and arrest him within six hours of the crime. Manoj’s friend, who was with him during the crime, has also been arrested,” said Biswal adding raids were on to nab the other two suspects. The suspects were captured on a CCTV camera.

The police sources further said that the incident had occurred at around 12.30 am when the victim was at home with her brother and sister. The prime accused and jilted lover Manoj along with his three associates arrived at the victim’s place in the wee hours of the day and called out her with the name asking her to meet him. She opened the door to asked Manoj to leave. An argument broke out between them. Hearing the commotion, the woman’s brother came out. “In the fit of anger, Manoj took out a pistol and fired at her. The bullet hit her chest and she collapsed on the floor dead. The attackers fled the crime scene,” said the police sources.

Upon hearing the gunshot people from the neighboring locality came out and rushed the victim girl to the nearby hospital where she was declared as brought dead, said the sources. A case of murder was registered at the Malviya Nagar police station under the section 302 of IPC.

Meanwhile, the investigating officers have revealed that the accused Manoj belonged to the Tigari area in neb Sarai and wanted to marry the victim but she rejected his proposal. “Manoj was adamant. He began stalking and threatening her. The man had threatened to kill her brother if she did not accept his proposal,” said an investigator. The woman had told her family about the threats. “Even though the woman’s family threatened to file a police complaint against him, Manoj didn’t pay heed to the threats. Manoj has told us that he arranged the pistol from his friend,” said the officer adding Manoj is unemployed.

This case like many other cases wherein the girls have been killed or attacked with the acid but the government seems not doing anything much about it. There is a need of a strident law to curb such incidents in the future. Please do leave your valuable comments on this incident.




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