Noida: A third year student studying BA Sociology at Greater Noida's Shiv Nadar University, shot dead his female classmate and then killed himself on Thursday.
The deceased identified as Anuj Singh and Neha reportedly had interacted with each other in front of the dining hall and later hugged. After this Anuj reportedly shot Neha with a pistol and turned it on himself.
According to an Amar Ujala report the shooter Anuj died on the spot while Neha was bought to the hospital where she was declared dead.
Police forces reached the spot following the incident and are currently investigating the case.
According to the media reports, Anuj was a resident of Amroha while the Neha hailed from Kanpur.
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As per reports, there were in a lover affair and had been having a dispute of late.
Both the students of BA Sociology third year had an interaction in front of the dining hall and even hugged each other, following which the male student, Anuj shot dead the girl, Neha with a pistol.
He then immediately went inside his hostel room and shot himself.
Cause of the incident is yet to be ascertained: Police
Both students were of 21 years of age and knew each other well but the cause of the incident is yet to be ascertained, police said.
"The accused has been identified as Anuj Singh, a third-year sociology (BA) student. On Thursday afternoon, they met outside the dining hall of the university where they were seen talking and hugging," police said in a statement.
"After the meeting, Singh shot the woman student with a pistol and rushed to his room in the boys' hostel of the university where he shot himself dead," police said.
DCP (Greater Noida) Saad Miya Khan said the woman student was taken to a private hospital where she was declared brought dead by the doctors.
Both the students were good friends but had some disputes of late, Khan said.
The relatives of the duo have been informed and police teams have secured the incident spot, they said.
Meanwhile the Noida Police is Investigating the case.
(With PTI inputs)
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