KOHAT – A man shot dead a medical college student in cold blood after she rejected his marriage proposal, Kohat police said on Sunday.

Aasma Rani, a third-year MBBS student at Abbottabad Medical college, was in her hometown Kohat on vacation when Mujahidullah Afreedi opened fire on her, SHO KDA Police Station Gul Jan told the media.

The culprit disgruntled over the rejection of the wedding proposal opened fire at the girl outside her residence in Kohat soon after she stepped out of a rickshaw with her sister-in-law.

The culprit fled the scene after committing the murder and the body was shifted to hospital for postmortem.

The girl succumbed to her wounds on Sunday evening after she was rushed to the hospital.

According to the deceased’s family, Mujahidullah wanted to marry Aasma and had issued threats in the past too.

A case was registered against the accused, as the police continue to search for the fugitive and his accomplice.