New Delhi: Police have taken four people into custody for the murder of two minor sisters in Lakhimpur Kheri, Uttar Pradesh. News agency ANI quoted Lakhimpur Kheri Additional SP Arun Kumar Singh as saying that “four accused in the case have been taken into custody. Inquiries are being made.”
Police fired on one of the accused who tried to evade
The UP police personnel have fired on one of the accused who was trying to evade from the police. In a video shared by BJP MLA Shalabh Mani Tripathi, Junaid can bee seen being taken by police after being hit by a bullet. Tripathi captioned the video, “Devil of Lakhimpur!!”
लखीमपुर का हैवान जुनैद !! pic.twitter.com/MpTx0kCwcE
— Dr. Shalabh Mani Tripathi (@shalabhmani) September 15, 2022
Bodies were found hanging from the tree
On Wednesday, the bodies of two minor sisters were found hanging from a tree under suspicious circumstances in Nighasan area of Lakhimpur. This area is just at a short distance from the Nepal border. The families of the deceased alleged that their daughters were raped and then murdered.
They also blocked the Nighasan road by keeping both the dead bodies and demanded an inquiry. IG Range Laxmi Singh reached the spot and registered an FIR in the matter. The bodies of the victims have been sent for post-mortem to ascertain the exact cause of death. Videography of the entire matter is being done. The family has accused two persons behind the incident and demanded their immediate arrest.