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Young man, lover found shot dead in Jharkhand

IANS  |  Ranchi 

A young man and his lover, a minor girl, were on Wednesday found dead on the rooftop of the latter's grandparents' house in Jharkhand, police said.

A countrymade pistol and unspecified number of bullets were seized from the spot where the bullet-riddled bodies of Arun Soren, 18, and Sabnam Marandi, 14, were found in Mangara village in district, around 500 km from state capital Ranchi.

Both were students of same school and were said to be in a relationship.

The girl's grandparents, with whom she was living, claimed they rushed to the rooftop on hearing gunshots and found both dead. On the other hand, the youth's family accused her family members of killing both.

Police said the probe is on to find if the incident is a murder or a suicide.



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First Published: Wed, April 11 2018. 18:58 IST