UP Woman shot at for ‘marrying against family’s wishes’

Muzaffarnagar (UP), Publish Date: Oct 4 2018

A woman was shot at and fatally wounded allegedly by her brother after she married to a man against the wishes of her family in Uttar Pradesh’s Shamli district Thursday, police said.

The incident took place at Ramda village when the woman, 26, was out for some work, said Circle Officer Rajesh Tiwari.

She was rushed to a hospital in serious condition, he said.

The woman had married the man a few days back. However, her family had disapproved of it, Tiwari said.

Police are investigating the matter and efforts are on to nab her brother, he said. ( PTI )