A 21-year-old trainee wrestler and her 18-year-old brother were shot dead allegedly by the woman’s coach in Haryana’s Sonipat district on Wednesday, The Hindu reported.

The wrestler, Nisha Dahiya and her brother, Suraj Dahiya, were allegedly shot dead at a wrestling academy on the outskirts of Halalpur village in Sonipat.

Their mother, Dhanpati Dahiya, was also shot at, and has sustained injuries. She has been admitted to the Pandit Bhagwat Dayal Sharma Post Graduate Institute of Medical Sciences, The Indian Express reported.

The accused man, identified as Pawan, is absconding. The police are attempting to find him.

On Wednesday, some reports had incorrectly identified the victim as the national-level wrestler, Nisha Dahiya. However, the world U-23 bronze medallist released a statement on social media saying that she is fine, and is in Uttar Pradesh’s Gonda district for a senior nationals championship.

Watch: U23 World C’ships medallist Nisha Dahiya denies reports about her death

On Wednesday’s killing, Inspector Karamjeet Singh, the Station House Officer of the Kharkhoda Police Station, said that Pawan had allegedly been harassing the wrestler, who had asked her brother and mother to come to the academy.

The police officer said that the coach was also accompanied by his wife and a few relatives.

The trainee wrestler had been training at the academy for the past three years.

Dhanpati Dahiya told…

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