In a horrific incident, an ad hoc lecturer on Monday was shot dead by a student in the staff room of the college.
The deceased was identified as Rajesh Malik, was aged 45 years.
According to the Police oficals , the youth fired three to four shots at the lecturer with a revolver in the college premises at around 10 am and that one of the bullets hit Malik in the chest. He succumbed to injuries later, they said. The accused then fled the spot after firing shots at the lecturer, police said.
The accused was identified as Jagmal, age 19 years. Jagmal, is a second-year Arts stream student, reported The Times of India.
Quoting a source, the TOI said: “On Monday, the lecturer had caught Jagmal and a girl on the last bench of the class. An argument ensued after which the professor asked them not to attend classes. He had also warned to rusticate them.” In a fit of rage, Jagmal somehow stole the licenced pistol of his father and arrived at the college. Besides Malik, his 17-year-old daughter, who had come to meet her father for some work, was also present in the staff room when Jagmal barged in. The youth confronted the lecturer and before Malik’s daughter could intervene, Jagmal shot him from near point blank range in his head and chest. He then fled the spot. Malik was then rushed to a local hospital but declared brought in dead.
An FIR has been lodged on the basis of the complaint made by Malik’s daughter. “We have formed teams to arrest the student,” Sonipat SSP Satender Gupta told TOI.
The incident was reported at Shaheed Dalbir Singh Rajkiya Mahavidyalaya located in Peepli of Sonipat, Haryana.