Man killed, 3 of family hurt in clash over tree felling on disputed land

  • | Monday | 4th December, 2023

Bijnor: A 23-year-old man died and three members of his family were seriously injured in firing when they objected to a man felling trees on disputed land in Kuan Kheda area here on Sunday.Govind Singh died on the spot due to a gunshot wound, while his father Gurdeep Singh, 60, mother Meera Bai, 55, and brother Amrik Singh alias Bobby, 25, were injured.Police said the accused Bhupendra Singh lives in Mumbai and had come to the village a few days ago. He was fencing his field after felling trees on disputed land when the family objected. After an argument, Singh allegedlyfired them with his licensed revolver.Initially, he fired in the air but he shot the couple and their two sons. While one son died, the other family members were injured. The three were referred to a higher medical centre for treatment and the sons body was sent to the district hospital for autopsy.Bijnor SP Neeraj Kumar Jadaun said, "Police inspected the crime scene and a case was registered against Bhupendra Singh and he was arrested. Prima facie, it seems there was a dispute between Bhupendra and Govinds family over the cutting of trees on the boundary of their fields. Police are probing the matter and the accused is being questioned."We also published the following articles recentlyMan taken away by police dies, family cries foulA 32-year-old man named Suraj Prakash died under mysterious circumstances at Adarsh Nagar police station after complaining of uneasiness. The police brought Suraj to the station along with two others after finding them at the site of a scuffle. Surajs family alleged that he was thrashed by the police, leading to his death. They are demanding capital punishment. Suraj, who was working part-time, had intervened in a fight and was hit by a cop before being taken to the police station instead of the hospital.Womans cremation delayed by 30 hrs over dispute between sonsCremation delayed by 30 hours in Balasore village due to sons dispute over mothers death. Woman suffered critical injuries and died at Soro CHC. Elder son alleges murder, files complaint. Autopsy delayed 30 hours due to dispute, completed after police intervention. Investigation underway, action pending autopsy report.Man dies in police custody in Delhis Adarsh Nagar, family alleges died of beating by copsA 32-year-old man, Suraj Prakash, died in police custody after a road rage incident and confrontation in northwest Delhis Adarsh Nagar. The family members allege that Suraj Prakash was beaten by the policemen. The incident occurred near the Adarsh Nagar metro station. The police intervened and attempted to diffuse the fight, but the conflict persisted. Suraj Prakash and two others were taken to BJRM Hospital for a medical examination, where Suraj Prakash was pronounced dead. The family claims that Suraj Prakash was killed by the police.

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