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Undertrial From Haryana Shot Dead Outside Hapur District Court in UP

The undertrial was brought to Hapur court by Haryana police for a hearing.

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Edited By :Padmashree Pande

In Uttar Pradesh's (UP) Hapur, an undertrial was shot dead by unidentified assailants outside Hapur district court's main gate on Tuesday, 16 August. The deceased, identified as Lakhan of Anangpur village in Faridabad, was brought to court in police custody from Haryana.

Lakhan was accused in a 2019 murder case in the Hapur's Dhaulana area, reported Hindustan Times.

While describing the incidents, a senior police official said that the undertrial was brought by Haryana police to Hapur for a hearing. 3-4 people on foot started to fire at the victim, which led to his death.

Policemen present at the court complex tried to nab the assailants but they escaped, the report added.

Media reports suggested that a policeman was also injured in the firing. However, the police denied it and adding that all police personnel are safe.

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They did not provide any further information about the deceased.

(With inputs from Hindustan Times.)

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Topics:  Murder    Haryana Police    Crime 

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