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Kin killed during marriage ceremony in UP

Festivities during a marriage ceremony turned into a mourning after the bride's uncle was killed at Githauna village near Badaun.
PTI | By HT Correspondent, Badaun
UPDATED ON JUL 04, 2008 03:41 PM IST

Festivities during a marriage ceremony turned into a mourning after the bride's uncle was killed at Githauna village near Badaun.

Police said an inebriated youth, taking part the in the 'barat' on Thursday night, fired from a home-made gun killing the bride's uncle on the spot.

The marriage party left the scene along with the bride in a state of shock without performing the ceremony. Police later picked up the body and sent it for postmortem.

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