Delhi: Class 12 girl shot dead at home, father suspects relative

A class 12 girl was shot dead in Munirka, Delhi on Friday morning, news channels reported.

FP Staff May 10, 2013 15:23:16 IST
Delhi: Class 12 girl shot dead at home, father suspects relative

New Delhi: A Class 12 girl was shot dead in her house this morning allegedly by a youth in South Delhi with her father alleging that a distant relative, who was stalking her, could be behind it.

The youth entered the house in Budh Vihar in Munirka area, closed the girl's room and shot her in the chest, a senior police official said.

Delhi Class 12 girl shot dead at home father suspects relativeThe victim has been identified as Pinki (18), a student of government school in RK Puram Sector 5.

"Her aunt was present in the house when the incident took place. After shooting her, the man whose identity is yet to be ascertained, fled from the scene," the official said.

The victim's aunt tried to chase the youth but he fled from the spot.

Pinki was rushed to Safdarjung Hospital where she was declared brought dead.

The victim's father Pritam said that he suspects one of his relatives to be behind the murder.

"He is a relative of my sister-in-law and my nephew. The person used to call me and threaten that he will kill my daughter. He was following my daughter since she was 13. He was forcing her to marry him," he claimed.

PTI

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