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Woman tries to shield brother from dacoits, killed

Last Updated: Friday, October 14, 2011 - 15:51

Jaipur: A 30-year-old woman was shot dead
after she tried to shield her brother from firing by a gang of dacoits in Rajasthan`s Dholpur district, police said here

Oma Devi was shot dead last night after she tried to
shield her brother Hariom from the dacoits in Sarmathura town,
they said.
"A group of around 10 dacoits led by Ramvilas Gujjar, who
had an old rivalry with Hariom, barged into his house last
night and opened fire after a heated argument. His sister was
shot dead when she tried to shield him," Dholpur SP Rahul
Prakash said.

The man received bullet injuries and is undergoing
treatment at government hospital in Dholpur, he said.

A case has been registered against Ramvilas, police said,
adding that he is a wanted dacoit.


First Published: Friday, October 14, 2011 - 15:51
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