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Video: Girl shot dead outside college in Ballabhgarh; two arrested

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Ballabgarh: Police have arrested one accused in connection with the murder of a girl who was shot dead by two youths outside the Aggarwal College on Monday evening.

The incident was captured on a CCTV camera and the footage has now come to fore. In the video, two youths are seen coming out a white car I20 car and trying to get hold of two girl students. After a verbal spat, one of the accused tries to pull the girl inside the car parked near the gate of the college in order to abduct her but as she resists, after which he pulls out a gun and shoots her in the back.

The tragic incident took place at around 3:30 pm. The victim was identified as 21-year-old Nikita, a final year student of the B.Com course in the college, who had come out after appearing in the exam. She was rushed to a nearby hospital but was declared brought dead. She was a resident of SGM Nagar.

According to the police, a manhunt was launched soon after the incident and both accused Taufeeq and Rehan have been arrested. Both of them were arrested from Mewat, Haryana and is being questioned. A total of 10 teams were deployed to nab the accused.

Sharing more details, Jaiveer Rathi, ACP, Ballabgarh said, “One of the accused identified as Tausif hailing from Sohna was known to the victim and a complaint against him had been lodged by the victim’s kin a few months ago for harassment and molestation but a compromise had been reached.”

The victim's brother, talking to Zee News, said that the accused Taufeeq wanted to convert the girl to Islam. A complaint was registered with the police in this regard in 2018. An FIR was registered but the matter was later settled.

Police says that the exact cause of the murder is yet to be ascertained. It is suspected that rejections of friendship by the girl could be the reason behind the gruesome murder.

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