Girl shot dead in Rewa, boyfriend arrested

  • HT Correspondent, Hindustan Times, Bhopal
  • Updated: Sep 13, 2014 22:20 IST

In a sensational incident, a 21-year-old girl was shot dead in broad daylight in Rewa. The victim, Poonam Patel, was student of girls' degree college in Rewa.

The police have arrested her boyfriend for the murder. The accused, Sandeep Shukla, allegedly shot the girl because he had a disagreement while her while discussing the future of their relationship.

The incident sparked off protests in Rewa on Sunday. A call for bandh had already been given. Scores of youths took to the streets to protest against the incident.

The police cane-charged the protesters and rounded up some of them. Opposition parties alleged that law and order situation in Rewa has virtually collapsed. The police are interrogating the accused.

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