Dacoits kill two children, looted lakhs
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Last Updated: Saturday, March 24, 2012, 16:13
Kanpur: Dacoits killed two children of a family and looted lakhs of rupees in Shivrajpur area of the district on Saturday, police said here.

The incident took place around 5 AM in the morning when six dacoits barged into the house of business man Shailendra Yadav, they said.

Shalini (15) and Betu (13) were strangled to death by the robbers after the two raised alarms, they said, adding that the children were beaten with lathis and rods too.

The dacoits also assaulted Yadav and his wife Meera when the couple tried to save their children. They then fled with gold, silver and lakhs of cash, police said.

The couple have been admitted to a hospital where their condition is reported to be stable, DIG Amitabh Yash said. A case has been registered in this regard, the DIG added.


First Published: Saturday, March 24, 2012, 16:13

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