UP cop shoots at girl's uncle after marriage cancelled over dowry demands
The police constable was demanding cash and a car as dowry
- Published 9.09.19, 12:37 PM
- Updated 9.09.19, 12:37 PM
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A police constable opened fire at a girl's relative in Budhana town in Muzaffarnagar after his marriage was cancelled over dowry demands, an official said on Monday.
Shahrukh, posted as a constable in Moradabad, shot at the girl's uncle Nafees on Sunday, a police official said.
The bullet hit the man in his thigh and he was shifted to a hospital, police said.
An attempt to murder case was registered against Shahrukh and three others, the official said.
Shahrukh, a resident of Budhana, was to get married on August 23, but the wedding was cancelled over dowry demands of cash and a car, police said.