Youth shot dead over petty dispute in Kaushambi

Kaushambi: A youth was shot dead and three others were injured allegedly during a clash over a petty dispute in Manjhanpur area, police said here.

A dispute yesterday broke out between Chottelal Tiwari and Satish Mishra which soon led to confrontation between the two in which the latter opened fire in Osa village, they said.

Chottelal's son Kripanand (24) was killed in the firing, while Chottelal, his second son Siddharth and nephew Sarvesh were injured in the incident and have been admitted to the district hospital, they said.

An FIR has been lodged against four persons, including Satish and others, who are absconding, police said.