Dalit woman injured in celebratory firing in UP


Muzaffarnagar (UP), (PTI) A Dalit woman has been injured in celebratory firing during a wedding function in the Shamli district of Uttar Pradesh, following which an accused was arrested, police said on Friday.

Mehak (25) sustained a bullet injury in Bhaneda village on Thursday night and was rushed to a hospital in serious condition, they said.

According to circle officer Sharestha Thakur, police have registered a case under IPC and the Scheduled Caste and Scheduled Tribe (Prevention of Atrocities) Act, against three youths — Janak, Rajnish and Amrish.

One of them has been arrested and a country-made pistol has been seized, the police official said. PTI COR SAB NSD NSD

Courtesy : The Print

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