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  India   Crime  07 May 2018  UP farmer tied to tree, shot at over monetary dispute

UP farmer tied to tree, shot at over monetary dispute

PTI
Published : May 7, 2018, 5:32 pm IST
Updated : May 7, 2018, 5:32 pm IST

The 45-yr-old farmer was shifted to hospital in serious condition.

Police have registered a case against four people, one of which is absconding. (Representational Image)
 Police have registered a case against four people, one of which is absconding. (Representational Image)

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 May 6 in Kutub Garh village in Shamli. He was shifted to a hospital in a serious condition, they said.

 

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

The victim'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, up
Location: India, Uttar Pradesh, Muzaffarnagar