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UP farmer tied to tree, shot at over money dispute

PTI
Published : May 7, 2018, 6:26 pm IST
Updated : May 7, 2018, 6:29 pm IST

The farmer, 45-yr-old Lokesh Kumar was shot at in Shamli's Kutub Garh village. He was shifted to a hospital in serious condition, cops said.

Police have registered a case against four people -- Rajesh, Dhiman, Rajkumar and one unidentified person who went absconding. (Photo: File | Representational)
 Police have registered a case against four people -- Rajesh, Dhiman, Rajkumar and one unidentified person who went absconding. (Photo: File | Representational)

Muzaffarnagar: A farmer was tied to a tree and shot at in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli district allegedly over some money dispute, police said.

The farmer, 45-year-old Lokesh Kumar was shot at on Sunday in Kutub Garh village in Shamli. He was shifted to a hospital in serious condition, they said.

 

Police have registered a case against four people -- Rajesh, Dhiman, Rajkumar and one unidentified person who went absconding.

The farmer's son, in his complaint, alleged that the four miscreants opened fire on Kumar after tying him to a tree.

Police suspect past enmity and monetary dispute behind the incident.

Tags: farmer atrocities, farmer protests, up crime, up law and order, yogi adityanath
Location: India, Uttar Pradesh, Muzaffarnagar