Stalker released on bail kills woman who filed complaint against him
A woman, aged 21, was allegedly shot dead by her stalker, who is out on bail, in front of her house in Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar.
When the victim's family made an attempt to stop the accused, he threw stones at them and ran away the crime spot.
The woman had registered a police complaint against the 24-year-old man who was sent to prison three months ago. He was released on bail one month back, police said as reported by the Hindustan Times.
“The 21-year-old woman from Sagar was shot dead by the accused in front of her house. He was released on bail about a month ago. When the girl’s family tried to snatch the gun from his hand, he pelted stones at them before fleeing,” Sagar superintendent of police (SP) Atul Singh said told the national daily.
The woman was stright away taken to a hospital but was declared dead on arrival by doctors.
The police were informed about the incident by the victim's brother. He said the accused lived in the victim's neighbourhood and had been harassing her for sometime.
“He was pressuring her for marriage and even threatened her with dire consequences. My sister informed the family about the harassment three months ago, following which we filed the complaint at Moti Nagar police station,” he told Hindustan Times.