A Kurukshetra University Student leader Virender Singh was shot dead on the university campus by some assailants from point blank range.
VIRENDER SINGH, a student of Kurukshetra University, was shot dead by some assailants who fired at him indiscriminately in the university market in the evening. Singh was a student of Philosophy Department, and hailed from a village near Narwana. He was staying in Narhari Hostel of the university.
According to eyewitnesses, the deseased was sitting outside a shop in the university market with some friends when some motorcycle borne youths arrived at the spot and started firing at Virender. Three bullets hit the young boy in head , leg and stomach. Assailants fled away after firing amid the screams of the onlookers and the ruckus created due to the firing. The victim was rushed to the civil hospital where he was declared brought dead.
Police sources said when it received the information of the firing, a police team rushed to the university market and cordoned off the area of crime and necessitated the investigation process. Shopkeepers pulled down their shutters. Total market area was under the supervision of police till late night after the crime spot was earmarked and a forensic team was summoned from Madhuban for further investigation of the case.
Some sources hinted that old rivalry among students could be the main cause of the murder of Virender Singh who was considered to be the leader of the Narwana group of students. Some students who were jealous with the rise of Virender, had separated themselves from this group after internal bickering. But the incident has sent shock waves amongst the student fraternity and the trading community of the campus.
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