A Banaras Hindu University (BHU) student who was shot at by unidentified men on motorcycle in front of his hostel in the campus, has died the police said today.
The incident occurred on Tuesday evening, when Gaurav Singh, pursuing his masters in the university and residing in its Lal Bahadur Shastri Hostel in the campus, was standing outside his hostel with friends.
Some unidentified, motorcycle-borne persons came and opened fire at him, said a police official.
"We have arrested four people in this matter. It was a case of personal enmity," said Anil Kumar Singh, Circle Officer, Varanasi Cantt.
Gaurav sustained bullet injuries in his stomach and was rushed to the trauma centre of the BHU's Institute of Medical Sciences, the police official said.
(With inputs from PTI and ANI)