UP man kills woman and her mother for rejecting marriage proposal

Uttar Pradesh – A man killed a woman and her mother on Saturday in Mainpuri district of Uttar Pradesh for rejecting his marriage proposal.

The incident took place on Saturday in village Narsinghpur in Mainpuri district. Madhuri (20) was working on a farm in the village along with her mother, Seeta Devi (40) and younger sister Neelam (18), Buddh Sagar alias Shaitan Singh (30) reached the farm and fired upon Sita Devi and Madhuri while Neelam escaped from the spot.

The mother died on spot while her daughter died after being taken to Saifai Medical College in Etawah district.

Police have launched a manhunt to arrest the man who would work at a roadside eatery near the village.

“Seeta Devi died on spot, while Madhuri who was bleeding, was rushed to the medical college in Saifai (Etawah) but she too succumbed during treatment. Neelam, the younger sister of Madhuri, lodged an FIR and the case was registered at Bhongaon police station,” Mainpuri’s superintendent of police Ajai Shankar Rai said.

“The accused wanted to marry Madhuri but the family declined the proposal once they came to know about the antecedents of accused, who was furious over this and resorted to taking the extreme step,” Rai added.

“Special teams have been constituted and half a dozen people have been rounded up for interrogation at the police station. Efforts are on to nab the accused and police teams are being sent into nearby districts too,” the SP added.

Villagers said that Shaitan Singh had a criminal background and had allegedly shot dead the father of a girl, who too had turned down his marriage proposal. The accused was arrested for that crime in Kisni area also in Mainpuri district but came out on bail two years ago and shifted here.

“We are verifying these facts too while working out the case,” Police said.