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

Press Trust of India  |  Muzaffarnagar 

In a tragic incident, a disc jockey (DJ) was killed allegedly in celebratory firing while his father and brother died in a road accident here on their way to see him in a hospital.

Prince (28) was killed in firing late last night at a function to celebrate the birth of a child at Dudhaheri village, said SP City Sombir Singh.

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 and the SC/ST Act against the two absconding accused.

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First Published: Sat, June 17 2017. 19:57 IST