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Wednesday, Dec 11, 2019

Man shoots Oz lover, kills himself

An Australian girl was shot at by her paramour on Saturday, who later committed suicide in Vrindavan in Mathura district.

india Updated: Feb 02, 2008 14:52 IST

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Hindustantimes
         

An Australian girl was shot at by her paramour on Saturday, who later committed suicide in Vrindavan in Mathura district, police said.

The incident took place at around 2 am at the Raman Reti area in Vrindavan, they said.

"Saurav (28), nephew of former Uttar Pradesh Minister Tejpal Singh, shot 26-year-old Leela, daughter of Susan, a resident of Perth in Australia, following an altercation between them," Senior Superintendent of Police of Mathura R K Chaturvedi said.

Saurav then committed suicide by firing a shot with a revolver on his temple, he said.

Leela was rushed to a hospital in Agra where her condition was stated to be critical, Chaturvedi said, adding the revolver and a car, belonging to Saurav's father Makkhan Singh, has been seized.

The girl was living in the Vrindavan for past five years along with her two brothers.