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Girl found murdered in Shimla hotel, IIT-Roorkee boy missing

Last Updated: Saturday, February 27, 2010 - 20:04

Shimla: A 22-year-old girl was found
murdered allegedly by a student of IIT, Roorkee, who
accompanied her to a hotel in Shimla on Saturday, police said.

Shimla Superintendent of Police R M Sharma said Gaurav
Verma, a third year student of IIT Roorkee, along with the
girl, had checked in a hotel under Boileyganj police station
about 3 AM. They had come here from Delhi in a taxi.
The boy is a resident of Gonda in Uttar Pradesh, he

When the two did not come out of room today, the hotel
staff got suspicious and found the room locked from outside,
the SP said.

The room was opened in the presence of the police and the
girl found murdered while the boy was missing, the SP added.

The police contacted IIT Roorkee and his parents in
Gonda and found out details about the boy, the SP said.
Sharma said he contacted SP Gonda and requested him to
arrest Verma. A team of Shimla police also left for Gonda to
arrest the boy.

The dead girl is yet to be identified, the SP said.

On examination, a team of the state forensic team said
prima facie it seems the boy had consumed liquor and stabbed
the girl to death, the Shimla SP said.


First Published: Saturday, February 27, 2010 - 20:04
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