In a gruesome incident, a 45-year-old woman was shot dead allegedly outside a police post in Mainpuri district of Uttar Pradesh.
Anisa Begum had gone to the Agra Gate Police Chowki yesterday to complain about threat to her life from the accused Wasim over a land dispute, her family members said.
Wasim also arrived at the Chowki along with his mother and sister and thrashed Anisa Begum and when she rushed to save herself, the culprit fired four shots from a revolver, one of them hitting her neck, they said.
The woman was rushed to the district hospital by the locals where she was declared brought dead, they said, adding that public overpowered Wasim and handed him over to the police.
Mainpuri (UP): Woman shot dead inside a police station over land dispute; accused nabbed by people, thrashed in front of police. pic.twitter.com/XSGhdPypjQ— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) April 18, 2017
SP, Sunil Kumar Saxena, said that all the three culprits have been arrested and investigations are on to ascertain the details of the incident.