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2 brothers killed in firing over water dispute in Saifai

Posted on Oct 04, 05:27PM | UNI

Two brothers were shot dead in a firing in Nagla Nale village in Saifai, the native place of Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav, over water dispute today.

The Chief Minister and his father and Samajwadi Party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav are in Saifai to distribute unemployment allowances and Kanya Vidyadhan.

According to police, two brothers-- Rajveer and Chandrabhan-- were shot dead by Pramod and Dinesh over dispute in connecting water in their agriculture field this morning.

Two people were also injured in the firing, who have been rushed to the hospital in Saifai. An FIR has been registered against five named accused in the murder.

Irate villagers staged a demonstration in the village demanding arrest of the culprits and were not allowing the police to take possession of the bodies.

Senior police officials have rushed to the spot.