B Tech student's death during phone snatching: 2nd accused killed in police encounter in Ghaziabad
New Delhi/Ghaziabad: A youth involved in a recent phone snatching incident in Ghaziabad in which the victim died, was killed during a police encounter on Monday, official sources said. Police have arrested a second accused int the death of the victim, a female B Tech student. The deceased accused identified as Jitendra was shot dead by the police in an encounter in the early hours of Monday, sources said.
Police said that Jitendra was wanted for his alleged involvement in snatching a mobile phone from the engineering student identified as Kirti, a first year B.Tech student at ABES Engineering College, Ghaziabad, at around 4.30 pm on October 27. According to the sources, around 5 am on Monday, Jitendra was walking along the on the Ganganahar track in Mussoorie police station area with his friend when police intercepted him.