Gurugram, June 25: A 22-year-old woman was injured when she was shot at by a jilted lover in IMT Manesar area of Gurugram on Saturday morning, police said.
The woman had a narrow escape as the bullet grazed her shoulder.
The victim has been identified as Radhika, 20, a resident of Ghaziabad while the man has also been identified but his name is yet to be disclosed.
According to the police, the incident took place at around 9 a.m. in IMT Manesar police station jurisdiction area. Uttar Pradesh: POCSO Court Denies Bail to Rehan, Accused of Raping Mentally-Retarded Minor Girl in Kanpur.
The woman was on her way to work on Saturday morning when the man on a motorcycle intercepted and fired at her from close range.
The accused after committing the crime robbed the bike of a bystander and fled the spot leaving his own bike behind on the spot.
"Initial investigation suggests it could be a case of a love affair as the duo belongs to Uttar Pradesh and were classmates. At present they were working in the same company," a police officer privy to the matter said.
"Following information, a police team reached the spot and took the injured woman to a private hospital for further treatment. The condition of the woman is said to be out of danger. Her statement would be recorded soon," Subhash Boken, spokesperson of the Gurugram police said.
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