Youth kills girlfriend, shoots self in Bengal
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Last Updated: Sunday, December 22, 2013, 00:51
Malda: A youth allegedly shot his girlfriend to death after which he tried to commit suicide at Malda town here as their family members opposed their match, police said.

The 18-year-old girl died on the way to hospital and the boy has been battling for life at Malda Medical College. The duo were classmates at a college here and were planning to get married in February, police said.

However, the girl's family members were against her plans to get married to the boy as he belonged to another religion, they said.

The youth went to the girl's house this noon and shot the girl from a 9 mm pistol and then shot himself in the head, Superintendent of Police Kalyan Mukherjee said.

The police seized the pistol and four bullets, he said.


First Published: Sunday, December 22, 2013, 00:51

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