A 35-year-old woman was shot dead at her residence allegedly by her jilted lover who also beat up her parents today in Hooghly district, police said.
Sultan, a neighbour of the victim's family in Uttarpara, reportedly had an affair with Shubhalagna. However, they broke up sometime back and talks are on about her wedding to someone else, police said.
The accused also assaulted her parents and they were admitted to Uttarpara State General Hospital.
Sultan was arrested, police said.