22-year-old woman shot dead in marriage hall in Bhatinda, accused on the run

A 22-year-old dancer was shot dead while performing in a marriage hall in Bhatinda on Saturday night for allegedly refusing to dance with a man, reported Times Now.

The news channel also reported that the woman was pregnant.

According to Times Now, the unidentified man, believed to be a relative, shot the dancer while she was on the stage.

Senior Superintendent of Police of Bhatinda said that the accused was in an inebriated state and a case has been registered against four people.

National Commission for Women (NCW) Chief Lalitha Kumaramangalam told Times Now that “nobody present in the hall is willing to talk on the issue but nobody can get away with murder.”

First Published On : Dec 4, 2016 17:29 IST

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22-year-old woman shot dead in marriage hall in Bhatinda, accused on the run