Greater Noida: Shiv Nadar University student shoots girl, later kills himself

Greater Noida: Shiv Nadar University student shoots girl, later kills himself

A student of the Shiv Nadar University in Greater Noida shot dead a girl and later killed himself. A probe has been launched in the incident.

Greater Noida: A double murder incident has surfaced in Greater Noida's Dadri region where a student of the Shiv Nadar University allegedly shot dead a girl and later killed himself. The girl was a resident of Kanpur while the accused belonged to Amroha.

A heavy police force has been deployed in the region and further investigation in the case is underway.

The incident took place in the Dadri police station area. 

According to reports, the accused killed himself inside a room in the boys hostel. 

Both students were aged around 21 years and knew each other well but the cause of the incident is yet to be ascertained, officials said.

The incident took place around 1.30 pm at the Shiv Nadar University in Dadri police station area of Greater Noida, a police spokesperson said.

"The accused has been identified as Anuj Singh, a third-year sociology (BA) student. On Thursday afternoon, they met outside the dining hall of the university where they were seen talking and hugging," police said in a statement.

"After the meeting, Singh shot the woman student with a pistol and rushed to his room in the boys' hostel of the university where he shot himself dead," police said.

DCP (Greater Noida) Saad Miya Khan said the woman student was taken to a private hospital where she was declared brought dead by the doctors. Both the students were good friends but had some disputes of late, Khan said.

The relatives of the duo have been informed and police teams have secured the incident spot, they said.

Source: INDIA TV

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