New Delhi: A 21-year-old woman was allegedly shot dead outside her college in the Ballabgarh area of Haryana’s Faridabad district on Monday. The incident took place in a broad day-light at around 3:00 PM, when the woman, identified as Nikita Tomar came out of her college after appearing in an exam.  She was rushed to a nearby hospital where the doctors declared her brought dead. Also Read - Does Haryana Need Lockdown? Read Deputy CM's Latest Statement

Jaiveer Singh Rathi, ACP, Ballabgarh, informed that the accused, who came outside the college in a vehicle tried to abduct the woman first. However, when she resisted, he fired shots at her. Also Read - COVID-19: Gurugram Police To Attend Weddings, Issue Fines To Those Not Wearing Masks

Police have arrested one of the accused, who has been identified as a resident of Mewat. “One of the accused identified as Tauseef, hailing from Sohna, was known to the victim and a complaint against him had been lodged by the victim’s kin a few months ago for harassment and molestation but a compromise had been reached”, said Rathi. Also Read - Half The Academic Year Gone But Many States in Dilemma Over Reopening Schools | Check Status Here

Police said preliminary investigation revealed that the victim and one of the accused knew each other and the rejection of friendship by the girl could be the reason behind the killing.

Speaking to Zee News, the girl’s brother claimed that Tauseef, the main accused, was forcing her sister to convert her religion to Islam.