Child shot during marriage revelry in Uttar Pradesh

March 2nd, 2008 - 6:07 pm ICT by admin  

Ghaziabad, March 2 (IANS) A child was accidentally shot during a marriage revelry here Sunday, police officials said. The incident occurred in Dehra locality when gunshots were fired in the air during the ceremony of giving away the bride. The child was reportedly hit and killed on the spot.

According to Police Circle Officer R.K. Gautam, the parents have taken the body to Meerut to evade legal action.

A police team has been sent to Meerut to arrest the family members, said the police.

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