UP businessman, wife and son shot dead by unidentified assailants in Sitapur

Sitapur (Uttar Pradesh): A food grain trader along with his wife and son was shot dead by unidentified assailants in an apparent robbery attempt in Sitapur, police said on Wednesday.

File image of Uttar Pradesh Police. AFP

File image of Uttar Pradesh Police. AFP

The incident took place on Tuesday night when some persons shot Suneel Jaiswal (45), his wife Kamini Jaiswal (42) and son Ritik (14) in Civil Lines locality of the city.

Superintendent of Police Mrigendra Singh said the incident appeared to be that of loot. The culprits attacked Suneel at his home and shot him along with his wife and son, who intervened.

All three died on the spot, the senior police officer said.

Singh further said that the crime branch is investigating the matter and CCTV footage of the incident could help in nabbing the culprits.

The trader association of the district has given a call for a strike to protest the incident and arrest of those involved in the killing.


Updated Date: Jun 07, 2017 13:32 PM

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