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Six killed in Uttar Pradesh's Deoria over land dispute


The discussion over a piece of land turned sour after one of the party, killed his rival and family. LUCKNOW:  A property dispute resulted in a bloodbath in which half a dozen people, including five of a family, were killed in Fatehpur village of Rudrapur police station area in the eastern UP district of Deoria on Monday.

The incident took place in the Lehda Tola locality, said the police sources. As per Special DG, Law and Order, Prashant Kumar, former district panchayat member Prem Yadav, 50, visited Satyaprakash Dubey, 54, for some deliberations over a piece of land. The discussions turned sour and Yadav was attacked with sharp-edged weapons and killed by Dubey and his family on the spot.

After a few hours, Yadav’s supporters from Abhaipur arrived in huge numbers at Dubey’s house and retaliated by attacking the family.  Yadav’s supporters, carrying weapons, brutally killed Dubey and five of his family, including children.   Besides Dubey, the attackers killed his wife Kiran Dubey, 52, daughters Saloni, 18, and Nandani, 10, and son Gandhi, 15. Moreover, Dubey’s other son Anmol, 8, was injured in the attack and was referred to hospital. Others were declared brought dead. (THE NEW INDIAN EXPRESS)

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