A 23-year-old lady constable was allegedly shot by a person over her refusal to marry him in Madhya Pradesh’s Dhar district on Tuesday, police mentioned.
Both the sufferer and the accused, who later shot himself within the chest, are present process therapy at a hospital in Barwani, an official mentioned.
The incident came about close to Gadakpur Chokdi in Dhar, the place Karan Thakur (26) shot on the constable, who was heading in the direction of Barwani after distributing some marriage ceremony invites, the official mentioned.
The accused intercepted the sufferer’s automotive, fired at her after which shot himself within the chest, he mentioned.
The constable, who’s posted in Rajgarh district, sustained a bullet harm in her neck and will likely be operated on, Khargone’s deputy inspector common (DIG) Tilak Singh mentioned.
The constable has mentioned that the accused was indignant together with her as she had refused to marry him, the DIG mentioned.
Additional superintendent of police (ASP) of Dhar Devendra Patidar mentioned a case underneath related provisions of the IPC and Arms Act was registered towards the accused.