According to authorities, a third-year student at Shiv Nadar University in Greater Noida allegedly killed his female classmate on campus before killing himself in the guys’ dorm. According to the authorities, both were BA Sociology third-year students who were 21 years old and living on campus in the dorms for males and girls.
What deputy commissioner of police Greater Noida said?
“Around 1.30pm on Thursday, the administrative officials of Shiv Nadar University alerted the police that a woman student was shot dead by her classmate outside the dining hall on the university campus. The woman student, identified as Sneha Chaurasia, who hailed from Kanpur, was immediately rushed to Yatharth Hospital in Greater Noida where she was declared brought dead,” SM Khan, deputy commissioner of police, Greater Noida said.
“A countrymade pistol was recovered from the spot. The male student died on spot. A preliminary inquiry has found that both students were in a relationship since long but their relations soured recently,” deputy commissioner added.
What was captured on CCTV?
The incident, according to the investigator, was recorded by the CCTV cameras. Despite having glass doors, the hallway was secured. Around 1:00 pm, the two students congregated outside. On either side of the hall are the dorms for boys and girls. The students could be seen cuddling and conversing on the CCTV footage. Presumably a gift, the male student had brought something with him to deliver to the female. She was shot in the abdomen by the male student after she was observed rejecting the package. After being shot, she attempted to fight the attacker, but he shot her again, and she fell to the ground. After that, the individual was spotted running in the direction of the boys’ dormitory,” the investigator told Hindustan Times.
Were there any eyewitnesses?
Despite the fact that no one was there when the incident occurred because the university has been on summer break since May 17.
What has Shiv Nadar University said?
A spokesperson from Shiv Nadar University said, “We are deeply saddened and pained at the unfortunate loss of lives of two students of the university today. The matter is currently under investigation by the authorities, and we are closely monitoring the situation. All other residents of the campus are safe. Our utmost priority is the safety and well-being of our students, employees, and the entire community. We are fully cooperating with the authorities in their investigation. Our deep and heartfelt condolences go out to the affected families and we are supporting them in every way possible at this difficult time.”