A man allegedly shot dead a 26-year-old district-level taekwondo player from Bhora Khurd in Bilaspur area of Gurugram after the girl rejected his marriage proposal.
According to a report of leading daily, the victim has been identified as Sarita, who had completed her DPEd (Diploma in Physical Education) and was looking for a job. She had represented her district six times in a row. The accused identified as Sombir Singh was a wrestler and had quit his job as a coach recently.
The incident took place at 4 am on Tuesday when the accused came to meet Sarita at her residence and allegedly shot her dead with a country-made pistol after she refused to marry him. Upon hearing the gunshots, the family members rushed to the spot and found her lying in a pool of blood and the accused fled from the spot.
Family has filed a complaint at Bilaspur police station against Singh. In their statement, the relatives told the police that the accused wanted to marry Sarita and was pressuring her but since he had no job she refused to marry him. He often visited and tried to convince the victim.
Singh, a native of village Bagdola in Jhajjar, is believed to have estranged relations with his parents and had not visited them in the past many months.
Efforts are on to nab the accused who remain on run as of now.