Varanasi: The MCA student of Banaras Hindu University (BHU), Gaurav Singh, who was shot at in front of Birla hostel late on Tuesday, succumbed to his injuries on Wednesday morning.

Varanasi Cantt Circle Officer Anil Kumar Singh said, “We have arrested four people. It was a case of personal enmity.”

Zee News reported that it seemed like a fight over territory. Bystanders told him that three men arrived outside Birla hostel on a motorcycle and fired at Gaurav who got hit in the stomach. He was rushed to the Trauma Centre near the university.

Reports also said that panic prevailed over the campus following the incident. University spokesperson Rajesh Singh was quoted by the media as saying that the matter would thoroughly be investigated.

The police were checking CCTV footage and were trying to locate the attackers.