Published: 05th September 2019
Punjab college girl and 25-yr-old man shoot each other with 12-bore rifle, live streams it on social media
Both shot themselves dead with a 12 bore rifle, he said. The video of the incident has gone viral on WhatsApp
A young man and a woman shot themselves dead here, streaming their suicide live on social media, police said Thursday.
The alleged suicide took place at Gujjran village, about four kilometres away from Dirba town of Sangrur district, on Wednesday night, police said. Their bodies were found in the fields, police said. The cause is not clear.
Both were unmarried and their families denied having information about any possible relationship between them, police said. The woman was a student of BA (final-year) while the man was a Class 12 pass out. Dirba DSP William Jeji said 25-year-old Arvinder Singh, aka Bunty, was a Jat Sikh while Harbans Kaur (21) was Dalit.
Both shot themselves dead with a 12 bore rifle, he said. The video of the incident has gone viral on WhatsApp. The DSP said on the statement their families, police had initiated proceedings under Section 174 of the CrPC. The bodies have been sent to the Sangrur Civil Hospital for autopsy.