DJ killed in celebratory firing in Muzaffarnagar; father, brother die on way to hospital

Muzaffarnagar: In a tragic incident, a DJ was killed allegedly in celebratory firing while his father and brother died in a road accident in Uttar Pradesh's Muzaffarnagar while on their way to see him in a hospital.

Representational image. Reuters

Representational image. Reuters

Prince, 28, was killed in firing late Friday night at a function to celebrate the birth of a child at Dudhaheri village, said Sombir Singh, Superintendent of Police, Muzaffarnagar city.

According to police, the deceased, a Dalit, was seriously injured after two upper caste men allegedly opened fire during the ceremony. The accused duo were absconding.

Prince later died in a hospital.

Following the incident, the father and brother of Prince were killed in a road accident when they were on way to the hospital on a motorcycle to see him.

Police have registered a case under Section 302 (punishment for murder) of IPC and the SC/ST Act against the two absconding accused.

Updated Date: Jun 17, 2017 20:11 PM

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