40-year-old murder accused shot dead in UP's Baghpat

Updated: Dec 29, 2018, 13:32 IST | PTI

An FIR has been registered against six people based on a complaint filed by Pramod's brother. Old enmity is stated to be the reason behind the crime, he said

40-year-old murder accused shot dead in UP's Baghpat
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A 40-year-old murder accused was shot dead in the Kotwali police station area here, officials said on Saturday.

Pramod, charged with the murder of his nephew and out on bail, was shot dead when he had gone to the market Friday evening, police station in-charge R K Singh said.

The attackers came on two motorcycles and opened fire at Pramod, killing him on the spot, Singh said.

An FIR has been registered against six people based on a complaint filed by Pramod's brother. Old enmity is stated to be the reason behind the crime, he said.

In another incident, the chief warden of the district jail was shot dead by two motorcycle-borne assailants at the Jail Road Crossing here, police said Friday.

The incident took place Harinarain Trivedi (55) was going to buy vegetables on Thursday afternoon, Superintendent of Police (SP) S Anand said. Though he was rushed to a hospital, doctors declared him dead, he said, adding that the body was sent for postmortem.

The matter is being probed and a search was launched to nab the perpetrators, the SP said. Trivedi belonged to Rae Bareli and was posted here at the district jail, Anand said.

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