Chandigarh: Two youth who allegedly shot dead a school
teacher who resisted their lewd remarks and attempt to molest her at a wedding
function in Punjab's Batala town were arrested on Sunday, 28th
February 2016, police said.
Police officials said that the victim
was shot dead from close range after she resisted an attempt to molest her at
the wedding function on Saturday 27th February 2016 night as a resort near Batala town, 220 km
from here. The victim was a computer education teacher in a nearby government
Those arrested were identified as
Parminder Singh and Navkiran Singh, a police official said, adding both have
been booked for murder.
The victim's husband said that his wife
was returning after getting ice-cream at the function when both youths, who
seemed to be intoxicated, passed lewd remarks and tried to molest her. When she
objected, one youth took out a pistol and shot her in the head.