Constable shoots bride's uncle after marriage cancelled over dowry demand in UP

Shahrukh, resident of Budhana, was supposed to get married on August 23, but the wedding was cancelled over dowry demand of cash and a car.

Published: 09th September 2019 12:21 PM  |   Last Updated: 09th September 2019 12:21 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

MUZAFFARNAGAR: A police constable has opened fire at a girl's relative in Budhana town here after his marriage was cancelled over dowry demand, an official said on Monday.

Shahrukh, posted as constable in Moradabad, shot at girl's uncle Nafees on Sunday, a police official said.

The bullet hit the man in thigh and he was shifted to a hospital, police said.

An attempt to murder case was registered against Shahrukh and three others, the official said.

Shahrukh, resident of Budhana, was supposed to get married on August 23, but the wedding was cancelled over dowry demand of cash and a car, police said.

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