Jaipur: A man shot a 22-year-old woman and then turned the weapon on himself in Pali on Friday night. The woman died on the spot, while the man was seriously injured. He was rushed to a hospital where he died while undergoing treatment. According to the preliminary investigation, the man was a jilted lover. He got annoyed with the victim when she refused his proposal for marriage. The police have launched an investigation.
The incident took place in Subhash Nagar-A of Industrial Police Station area of Pali city. According to the police, the deceased has been identified as 22-year-old Mamta Banjara, a resident of Subhash Nagar. The 30-year-old man was identified as Chhagan Banjara, resident of Naya village.
According to preliminary investigation, Chhagan wanted to marry Mamta. Both were already married. Chhagan’s wife has been living at her parents’ house with her two children for some time, while Mamta was also living separately following a rift with her husband. Mamta’s mother did not want to marry her daughter with Chhagan.
This angered Chhagan, police said adding that Chhagan was having an affair with Mamta. He suspected Mamta of having an affair with somebody else. He decided to kill her due to this suspicion. The police have also found a note in possession of Chhagan in which he accused Mamta of blackmailing him.
The body of the deceased man and woman has been kept in the mortuary of Bangar Hospital. The police have detained two youths on suspicion that they abetted Chhagan in the crime. Interrogation with them is going on. The police are also trying to determine how Chhagan got a gun.