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6, including 5 of a family, killed over ‘land dispute’ in UP’s Deoria

Six individuals, together with 5 members of a household, have been allegedly killed in violence over longstanding land dispute in Uttar Pradesh’s Deoria on Monday.

The incident came about in Ledha Tola locality in Fatehpur village of Rudrapur space.

Heavy police pressure and an organization of PAC have been deployed in Fatehpur village and adjoining areas to keep away from escalation of the problem.

Giving details of the crime, Special DG, Law and Order, Prashant Kumar said that former district panchayat member Prem Yadav, 50, was attacked with sharp edged weapons and killed by his rival Satyaprakash Dubey and his family when he went to the latter’s home.

In retaliation, Yadav’s supporters from Abhaipur attacked Dubey’s home and killed Dubey and 5 of his household, he stated.

Moreover 54-year-old Dubey, his spouse Kiran Dubey, 52, daughters Saloni, 18, and Nandani, 10, and son Gandhi, 15, have been killed within the assault.

Dubey’s son Anmol was injured within the assault and has been referred to Medical school for remedy.

The violence erupted out of a land dispute the 2 households have been locked in.

Two individuals have been arrested in reference to the killings, Kumar stated.

Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed the Commissioner of Police and the Inspector Basic to take strict motion in opposition to the responsible.

He additionally condoled with the bereaved members of the 2 households and directed officers to make sure the perfect remedy to the injured.

BJP MLA from Deoria Sadar, Shalabh Mani Tripathi, stated he was saddened by the killings and can get the matter investigated.

“Heartbroken by the brutal incident that took place in Fatehpur of Rudrapur assembly constituency of Deoria. This is a very unfortunate and sad incident. This type of incident is absolutely unacceptable,” Tripathi stated.

“It will be thoroughly investigated and instructions have been given for strict action. The guilty will not be spared at all … accountability of people of revenue and police administration will also be fixed,” he added.

With inputs from PTI

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