Youth shoots self dead after killing ex-girlfriend, her parents in Bathinda

In video, he accused the trio of threatening to slap rape charge on him if he didn't marry his girlfriend

Sukhmeet Bhasin
Tribune News Service

Bathinda, November 23

A 22-year-old youth shot dead his former girlfriend and her parents at her house in densely populated Kamla Nehru colony in the city and later he also ended his own life by shooting himself.

The deceased have been identified as Simran Kaur (20), her father Charanjit Singh Khokhar (45), who was working as secretary in Cooperative Society Bibiwala village, and mother Jaswinder Kaur (43). The youth has been identified as Yuvikaran Singh of Mansa Khurd village.

SSP Bathinda Bhupinderjit Singh Virk said, “Three persons were found murdered at a house today morning after which teams were constituted and police cracked the case within four hours.”

SSP Virk said, “In the probe, it came out that Yuvikaran had killed his former girlfriend Simran and her parents and later he killed himself as well.”

He further stated that Yuvikaram before going to Simran’s house on Sunday night had recorded his video on his mobile phone. In which, he had alleged his girlfriend was blackmailing him for getting him implicated in a rape case if he did not marry her.

In the video, the youth has alleged that he was in a relationship with Simran two years back and sometime back he came to know that Simran was in a relation with one guy from Canada due to which he broke up with her.

Later, she started harassing him to get married. When he did attend her calls, then she started calling and harassing his parents. Irked over which, he took this step.

The SSP also stated that police have also seized a weapon used in the crime. This is the licensed weapon registered in the name of his brother. After his death, the family members of Yuvikaran cremated his body without informing anyone.

The incident took place on Sunday night at around 8.30 pm but came to light on Monday morning when the milkman came to deliver milk but no one answered the door despite ringing the bell repeatedly. After which he asked the people living nearby about them and later they informed the police.

After getting the information, police reached the spot and went inside the house, where they found bodies of three persons lying in the lobby of the house.

 

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