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Posted at: Mar 14, 2018, 1:51 AM; last updated: Mar 14, 2018, 11:46 AM (IST)

Lecturer shot dead in Sonepat college

Lecturer shot dead in Sonepat college

Sonepat, March 13

Rajesh Malik, an Assistant Professor at Shaheed Dalbir Singh Government College, Kharkhoda, was shot dead in the college staff room, allegedly by college student Jagmel Singh, today.

Police said the student, who fired three rounds, managed to escape. Malik, who hailed from Sardhana village, was residing in Sector 23, Sonepat. In his thirties, he is survived by his wife and two children.

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On the complaint of the victim’s brother-in-law Sitender, a case has been registered  against Jagmel and a college woman staff member, Yogesh.

 The police said three persons — Akash and Amit, “who kept vigil when the crime was committed” and the accused’s uncle Dinesh, whose licensed revolver was used — have been arrested.

Sitender said he had dropped Rajesh (his sister’s husband) and Rajesh’s daughter Lalita to the college in his car this morning. He was waiting for Lalita to return so that they could go to Delhi when he heard shots being fired and saw a youth coming out of the staff room.

He claimed an employee told him that Yogesh was also involved in the murder. There had been reports of molestation and eve-teasing against Jagmel.

In January, a Class XII Yamunanagar student had killed the school principal with his father’s revolver. — OC


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