Locals set police vehicle on fire in Uttar Pradesh's Mau

Locals pelted stones and set a police vehicle on fire after a man was shot dead at Asalpur village in Chiraiyakot area of Uttar Pradesh's Mau district on Tuesday night, police said.

ANI | Mau (Uttar Pradesh) | Updated: 13-01-2021 09:05 IST | Created: 13-01-2021 09:05 IST
Locals set police vehicle on fire in Uttar Pradesh's Mau
Visuals from the site where locals torched a police vehicle (Photo/ANI). Image Credit: ANI

Locals pelted stones and set a police vehicle on fire after a man was shot dead at Asalpur village in Chiraiyakot area of Uttar Pradesh's Mau district on Tuesday night, police said. "The man was shot dead when he was jogging. Two witnesses are being questioned," Superintendent of Police (SP) Sushil Ghule said.

The situation is under control now, Ghule said adding that an investigation will be initiated. A large posse of police personnel was deployed at the site to maintain law and order. (ANI)

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