UP: DJ killed in celebratory firing; father, brother die on way to hospital
Prince, a DJ, was killed in firing at a function to celebrate the birth of a child at Dudhaheri village.india Updated: Jun 17, 2017 22:03 IST
A disc jockey (DJ) was killed allegedly in celebratory firing while his father and brother died in a road accident in Muzaffarnagar 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 IPC and the SC/ST Act against the two absconding accused.
First Published: Jun 17, 2017 22:03 IST