5-Year-Old Boy Killed in Celebratory Firing in UP


Last Updated: February 11, 2024, 15:53 IST

A five-year-old boy was killed in a celebratory firing in Uttar Pradesh. (Image: Representative/PTI)

A five-year-old boy was killed in a celebratory firing in Uttar Pradesh. (Image: Representative/PTI)

Police have lodged an FIR against the accused under the relevant sections of the IPC at the Mataundh police station

A five-year-old boy was killed in a celebratory firing in Uttar Pradesh, police said. The incident took place in Banda district’s Mataundh area.

ASP Lakshmi Niwas Mishra said, “A minor boy Shambhu Shukla who had gone to attend a family function was killed in a celebratory firing on Saturday evening.”

“The firing was done with a country-made pistol by one Prateek Shukla during the family function,” said the officer.

Police have lodged an FIR against the accused under the relevant sections of the IPC at the Mataundh police station and sent the body for postmortem examination, officials said.

(This story has not been edited by News18 staff and is published from a syndicated news agency feed – PTI)

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