16-year-old guns down friend over ‘affair with sister’ in Ludhiana

A 16-year-old boy shot dead a 23-year-old fellow vegetable vendor with a countrymade pistol belonging to the latter allegedly for having an affair with his sister, at the rented accommodation of a common friend in Vijay Nagar locality of Ludhiana on Friday morning.

punjab Updated: Apr 14, 2017 19:13 IST
HT Correspondent
HT Correspondent
Hindustan Times, Ludhiana
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Police inspecting the body of murder victim Ajay Kumar in Ludhiana on Friday, April 14.(HT Photo)

A 16-year-old boy shot dead a 23-year-old fellow vegetable vendor with a countrymade pistol belonging to the latter allegedly for having a love affair with his sister, at the rented accommodation of a common friend in Vijay Nagar locality of Ludhiana on Friday morning.

The common friend had invited them to his room to sort out the matter; the teen, a resident of Janakpuri, fled after throwing the pistol in a bucket, but was later arrested on murder charges from Dholewal area. The police also booked the common friend, Guddu, for allegedly concealing the crime from the police.

The murder weapon. (HT Photo)

First Published: Apr 14, 2017 19:12 IST