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DJ killed in celebratory firing: two held

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar 

Two people have been arrested in connection with the death of a 28-year-old disc jockey who was killed allegedly in celebratory firing at a village here.

According to SP City Ombir Singh, the two accused have been booked under Section 302 (punishment for murder) of and the SC/ST Act. They have been arrested, he added.

Prince was killed in firing on Friday night at a function to celebrate the birth of a child at Dudhaheri village.

According to police, the deceased, a Dalit, was seriously injured after two upper caste men allegedly opened fire during the ceremony. Prince later died in a hospital.

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

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First Published: Sun, June 18 2017. 19:42 IST