TAXILA: A female student was shot dead allegedly by her principal after she resisted his bid to sexually assault her, police said here on Monday.
The bullet-riddled body of S.A, 22, a student of a private computer training institute, was found in an under-construction house in the new city area.
The body was later handed over to the family after an autopsy at the tehsil headquarters hospital Taxila.
Police arrested the principal of the college.
The station house officer (SHO) of Wah Cantonment told this correspondent that the accused had tried to assault the student and on resistance he shot her dead.
He said the accused had been arrested and had confessed to the crime.
In another incident, a teenage girl was abducted from the Banian village.
The victim`s father reported to the police that his daughter, N.B., was going to meet some relatives when S.M. along with his accomplices abducted her.
The Wah Cantonment police have registered a case and are investigating.