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Woman shot at by jilted lover in Gurugram

IANS | June 25, 2022 01:59 PM

GURUGRAM: A 22-year-old woman was injured when she was shot at by a jilted lover in IMT Manesar area of Gurugram on Saturday morning, police said.

The woman had a narrow escape as the bullet grazed her shoulder.

The victim has been identified as Radhika, 20, a resident of Ghaziabad while the man has also been identified but his name is yet to be disclosed.

According to the police, the incident took place at around 9 a.m. in IMT Manesar police station jurisdiction area.

The woman was on her way to work on Saturday morning when the man on a motorcycle intercepted and fired at her from close range.

The accused after committing the crime robbed the bike of a bystander and fled the spot leaving his own bike behind on the spot.

"Initial investigation suggests it could be a case of a love affair as the duo belongs to Uttar Pradesh and were classmates. At present they were working in the same company, " a police officer privy to the matter said.

"Following information, a police team reached the spot and took the injured woman to a private hospital for further treatment. The condition of the woman is said to be out of danger. Her statement would be recorded soon, " Subhash Boken, spokesperson of the Gurugram police said.

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