SHO named in Dudhli firing

An SHO and a dismissed Delhi Police constable along with the father of the bridegroom have been named in connection with a celebratory firing in a marriage procession here which resulted in the death of two persons.

Last Updated: Feb 20, 2012, 15:15 PM IST

Muzaffarnagar: An SHO and a dismissed Delhi
Police constable along with the father of the bridegroom have
been named in connection with a celebratory firing in a
marriage procession here which resulted in the death of two
persons.

The incident took place on February 7 at Dudhli village
under Charthawal police station here when a Delhi Police
constable, who participated in the procession, opened fire
from his service pistol, killing Farooq and Shivam on the
spot.

Police today named SHO of the Bhojpur Police Station Amit
Chouhan, dismissed police constable Bittu and father of the
bridegroom Richpal in connection with the firing.

While the groom`s father has been arrested, a hunt is on
to nab the other two, who are absconding, police said.

PTI