Video: Man shot Pregnant Dancer for Refusing to Dance With Him in Bhatinda Punjab
A 25-year-old pregnant woman was killed in celebratory firing during a wedding in Punjab's Bathinda on Saturday evening, police has said.
The woman, identified as Kulwinder Kaur, was shot in her stomach by a man and died on the spot. The incident happened in Maur Mandi town.
Police are looking for a friend of the groom, identified as Billa who fled after the incident. A case of murder has been registered against him.
According to Kulwinder's husband, however, Billa shot her as she rebuffed her advances.
"They had been asking her to get off the stage and join them... but she refused... so they shot her," he said.
Police however maintain that it was celebratory firing gone wrong. "Victim was part of a group of dancers from Bathinda at a marriage function in Prabhat marriage place. A gunshot killed a girl. Details will be out after post mortem," said Daljit Singh, a police officer.