Shimla, Jun 29 (PTI) A 19-year-old woman from Punjab died under mysterious circumstances in Himachal Pradesh’s Chintpurni, police said today. Also Read - Vaccination Drive Suspended in Maharashtra Till Monday Due to CoWin App Glitches

Manpreet Kaur and her companion Gursharan Singh (26) had arrived in the hill-state from their native place in Banga, in Nawanshahr district of neighbouring Punjab, they said. Also Read - Day 1 of Largest Vaccination Drive Ends as Over 1.9 Frontline Workers Get First Jabs | 10 Points

The duo stayed in a hotel near Chintpurni new bus stand. Manpreet allegedly fell ill and was taken to a local doctor by her friend. However, she was declared her brought dead, they added. Also Read - Live Cricket Streaming India vs Australia 4th Test: When And Where to Watch IND vs AUS Stream Live Cricket Match Online And on TV

A case of murder was registered against Singh at the Dehra police station on a complaint filed by the woman’s parents, Kangra Superintendent of Police Santosh Patial said.

Patial told PTI that the police had taken Singh into custody and the girl’s autopsy report was awaited to decide further action.

This is published unedited from the PTI feed.