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Woman, daughter shot dead in UP

Press Trust of India  |  Mainpuri (UP) 

A woman and her daughter were shot dead by a man in village here on Saturday morning, police said.

Shakya (40) and her daughters (20) and Neelam (18) were working in a field when one Budh Sagar, a dhaba worker, opened fire at them. died on the spot and was seriously injured, they said.

was referred to where she succumbed to injuries during treatment, they added.

Neelam managed to escape after the villagers rushed to help the trio but by then Sagar had fled from the spot, the police said.

of Police Ajay Shanker Rai, who rushed to the site with heavy force, said it appeared to be a case of one-sided love.

"The investigation has started and four police parties have been deployed to nab the criminal," he said, adding that the bodies have been sent for a post mortem examination.

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First Published: Sat, April 13 2019. 14:50 IST
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