UP: Businessman, wife and son shot dead in Sitapur, incident caught on CCTV

A trader along with his wife and son was shot dead in an apparent robbery attempt. The incident was caught on CCTV camera.
By: ABP News Bureau & Agencies
Updated: 07 Jun 2017 11:48 AM
SITAPUR: Highlighting yet another case of lawlessness spreading in Uttar Pradesh, three people of a family were killed late on Tuesday by some unknown assailants in Sitapur district about 400 meters from local police station. 

A trader along with his wife and son was shot dead outside their house. The incident was caught on CCTV camera.

Police said the deceased Sunil Jaiswal (60) and his wife Kamini (55) had come back home late night and had just rung the door bell when two unidentified bike-borne assailants came and opened indiscriminate fire on them. Hrithik (25) their lone son opened the door and was shot at also.

All three died on the spot.

Angry locals alleged that when the crime was taking place they had stopped two police constables and sought help but they refused, saying the area was not under their jurisdiction. The locals also threatened to shut the city if the assailants were not arrested in 24-hours.

The crime branch is investigating the matter and CCTV footage of the incident could help in nabbing the culprits.

An official told IANS the crime appears to have been executed by professionals as they were wearing masks and appeared to have done a reeky of the area before they committed the actual crime. So far, the police has not been able to identify the probable reason behind the murders.

The trader association of the district has given a call for a strike to protest the incident and arrest of those involved in the killing.