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Couple shot at in Kanpur

A 30-year-old teacher and his 28-year-old wife were on Wednesday shot at allegedly by some unidentified persons in Maharajpur area here, police said.



Kanpur: A 30-year-old teacher and his 28-year-old wife were on Wednesday shot at allegedly by some unidentified persons in Maharajpur area here, police said.

The incident took place this morning inside the house of the victim Omprakash Verma located in Sarsaul. He stayed with his wife Sandhya and parents, SP (Rural) Surendra Tiwari said.

Some unidentified assailants barged into the house and fired upon the couple. However, the assailants did not fire on his parents nor any belongings from the house were stolen, SP said.

As per preliminary investigations, family dispute is suspected to be the reason behind the firing, Tiwari said, adding Omprakash started working in school where his father worked and this led to an dispute with his uncle, he said.

The couple is admitted to Hailat hospital and their condition is stated to be critical, police said.

Investigations are underway and efforts are on to nab the accused, they said.

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