Girl shot dead by jilted lover

Hathras (UP): An 18-year-old girl was shot dead allegedly by her jilted lover, police said here on Saturday.

Sonia Singh was shot dead outside her house in Nagla Dhjaru village when she had gone for some work late last night allegedly by Devendra, they said.

Sonia wanted to marry Devendra of her village, but her father Bhudeo Singh had fixed her marriage somewhere else which was due on May 15.

The girl's father Bhudeo has lodged an FIR against Devendra, who is absconding after the incident, they said.