Who was Chirag Antil? Haryana student, 24, shot dead inside car in Canada

Antil's family has started a fundraiser on GoFundMe to repatriate his body to India

Chirag Antil Chirag Antil moved to Canada in September 2022 | GoFundMe

Chirag Antil, a 24-year-old student from Haryana, was fatally shot inside a car in South Vancouver, Canada, around 11pm on Friday.

The man's body was found in a car in the intersection of East 55th Avenue and Main Street, Vancouver. The police have not made any arrests yet.

Antil's family members have started a fundraiser on GoFundMe to repatriate his body to India. "We urgently need assistance to raise funds for sending his body back to India,” the post read. They have raised 6,279 Canadian dollars out of the 40,0000 goal when this report was published. 

“If you are in Vancouver and able to offer any support or help, please reach out to us. Your help in this matter would be deeply appreciated by Chirag’s family and friends, as we work towards bringing closure and peace during this heartbreaking time. Thank you for any help you can provide,” the fundraiser added.

India’s Consulate in Vancouver posted on X, “It has learnt with great sorrow the shooting and killing of an Indian national, Mr Chirag Antil, living in Vancouver," adding that the Consulate has approached the concerned Canadian authorities for more information."

Who was Chirag Antil?

Chirag Antil, 24, was from Haryana's Sonipat and moved to Vancouver in September 2022. He completed his MBA at University Canada West (UCW), British Columbia.

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