Bengaluru Campus Shooting: Police crack the case, accused nabbed

New Delhi: An 18-year-old girl was gunned down and her friend injured by an attender of a private college after storming into their hostel room in Bengaluru.The man, identified as Mahesh, last night barged into
bengaluru campus shooting police crack the case...
PTI April 01, 2015 17:54 IST

New Delhi: An 18-year-old girl was gunned down and her friend injured by an attender of a private college after storming into their hostel room in Bengaluru.

The man, identified as Mahesh, last night barged into the hostel room on the third floor in which the two girls, studying second year Pre-University course (standard 12) in Pragathi college at Kadugodi on city outskirts, were residing and fired, killing Gautami instantly and injuring her friend, Bengaluru Police Commissioner M N Reddi told reporters.

Bangalore police have nabbed accused Mahesh K, the attender working with the institution. According to reliable sources, Mahesh was nabbed by the police while hiding at his sister Sailaja's house at B Narayanapura near Old Madras Road.

Reddi said the attender working with the institution for the last two years was absconding and the motive behind the killing was not yet known.

The Karnataka police had formed three teams have been formed to nab the accused.

The injured girl is "out of danger" and is being treated at a private hospital.

Describing it as "an unfortunate incident", Home Minister K J George, who visited the college, said the two students were at the hostel last night when the attender "shot at one girl and has killed her."

 
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