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Jilted army jawan kills fiancé of woman he loved, injures her too

A jilted army man killed a 24-year-old youth and injured his fiancee, whom he once loved, with a sharp-edged weapon at Kiratpur Sahib on Monday morning. The victim has been identified as Neeraj Sharma and his fiancee as Shivani Sharma.

punjab Updated: Feb 21, 2017 11:07 IST
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The accused jawan, Kamal Dev, wanted to marry the girl , and was upset as his parents didn’t approve of the match.
The accused jawan, Kamal Dev, wanted to marry the girl , and was upset as his parents didn’t approve of the match.(Representative Image)

A jilted army man killed a 24-year-old youth and injured his fiancee, whom he once loved, with a sharp-edged weapon at Kiratpur Sahib on Monday morning. The victim has been identified as Neeraj Sharma and his fiancee as Shivani Sharma.

The accused jawan, Kamal Dev, wanted to marry the girl , and was upset as his parents didn’t approve of the match. Shivani and Neeraj got engaged some time back and their marriage was fixed for August 28 this year.  

According to police, Neeraj of Sahrera village of Una district in Himachal Pradesh, along with his fiancee Shivani of Haroia Kalan village in the same district, was going in a bus to Nalagarh on Monday morning.

The accused army man Kamal Dev of Changerdolan village of Una district also boarded the same bus at Mehatpur (Una) and allegedly started teasing them. Kamal, Neeraj and Shivani got off the bus at Kiratpur Sahib bus stand, where they entered into a verbal duel. Kamal attacked both of them with a sharp-edged weapon. Neeraj died on the spot and Shivani sustained serious injuries and war rushed to Post Graduate Institute of Medical Education and Research (PGIMER), Chandigarh.

People gathered on the spot and beat up Kamal Dev before handing him over to the police. A case has been registered.