Indian bride killed by ex-lover disguised as wedding photographer

Published: May 9, 2014

File photo: An Indian Muslim bride sits during a mass marriage ceremony in Mumbai on June 15, 2009. SAJJAD HUSSAIN/AFP/Getty Images

CEN NEWS

A jilted lover who turned up at his former sweetheart’s wedding disguised as a photographer was there with a different type of shooting in mind – to shoot her dead.

“If I can’t have you no-one can,” said Anurag Singh, 28, before gunning down the bride at her wedding near Bhopal, the capital of the Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.

The woman, a medical doctor named Jaishree Namdev, 28, died instantly after getting two bullets through her heart.

Anurag Singh, a teacher at a local coaching institute, also shot the bridegroom, but he survived.

He went to the wedding reception disguised as a photographer. He screamed about his former lover’s “betrayal” and made no attempt to flee after shooting her dead.

Superintendent of police Arvind Saxena said that the case is under investigation adding: “It is very clear cut. He did it, was seen doing it and admits doing it.”


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