A man today allegedly shot dead his mother-in-law at Mahangupur village under Vishunganj outpost in the district, police said.
The deceased has been identified as Malti Devi (48), a resident of the village, Vishunganj police outpost officer-in-charge Awadhesh Kumar said.
The woman's family members have alleged that she had been constantly putting pressure on the man, Shailendra Yadav, to stay with his wife, which he was not keen on, Kumar said.
An FIR would be lodged on the basis of statements of the deceased's family members, the police official said.
The body has been handed over to the family after conducting post-mortem.
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