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Tutor shot dead over ‘affair’ with Muslim student

THE ASIAN AGE.
Published : Oct 2, 2018, 1:06 am IST
Updated : Oct 2, 2018, 1:06 am IST

The deceased and the girl wanted to get married.

(Representational image)
 (Representational image)

New Delhi: In a shocking incident, a 31-year-old teacher was killed on Monday in Mahendra Park after he was shot by two assailants over his alleged relationship with a Muslim girl.

The victim, identified as Ankit Garg, was shot dead around 8.30 am on Monday. He ran a tuition centre in Northwest Delhi’s Mahendra Park. The police is yet to asce-rtain the motive behind the shooting. The victim’s family has, however, alleged that he was shot as he was in a relationship with his student, who was a Muslim.

The deceased and the girl wanted to get married. However, the student’s brother opposed their relationship as they belonged to different religious communities.

The victim was allegedly threatened many times before being shot dead. Two eyewitnesses claimed that they saw the woman’s brother opening fire at him.

A senior police official said, “The motive is not clear, but the victim’s family has alleged that it was due to an affair.”

Sources said that the victim was shot dead in front of his two students. The two eyewitnesses claimed that the woman’s brother opened fire at the deceased. An investigation is currently underway.

In a separate incident in Harsh Vihar area, a woman was reportedly shot by a person known to her. The lady has been admitted at a hospital and an investigation is underway.

The latest incidents come barely a day after a 34-year-old man named Rupesh died after being shot by two unidentified men in the national capital’s Taimoor Nagar area on Sunday, triggering protests among the locals.

Rupesh’s family and neighbours alleged that the two men were drug peddlers and since the victim had opposed the sale of drugs in the area, the duo attacked him.

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