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Government Official, Wife Found Dead With Their Throats Slit In UP


Government Official, Wife Found Dead With Their Throats Slit In UP

Police subsequently reached the spot with the canine squad and fingerprint specialists. (Representational)

Azamgarh/Lucknow:

A 55-year-old Dalit authorities official and his spouse have been discovered murdered of their home in an Azamgarh village on Monday morning with their throats slit open with some sharp-edged weapon, police stated.

Nagina (55), working as a “lekhpal” (income report keeper) within the Consolidation Division in Mau district, and his spouse Nagina Devi, 52, have been murdered on late Sunday evening after they have been sleeping of their village residence at Tithaupur below the Tarwan police station space within the district, Azamgarh Superintendent of Police Anurag Arya stated.

Some unidentified miscreants had barged into the couple’s residence on late Sunday evening and killed them by slashing their throats by some sharp-edged weapon and left, Mr Arya stated.

The police got here to know of the double homicide on Monday morning on being knowledgeable by the victims’ neighbours, he stated.

Police subsequently reached the spot with the canine squad and fingerprint specialists and took the our bodies of their possession and despatched them for autopsy, stated the SP.

The lifeless Nagina was the eldest amongst three brothers and had three daughters, one among whom is married, police added.

The dual homicide of a Dalit couple in Azamgarh district passed off inside days after 4 members of a scheduled caste household have been murdered of their village residence at Gohri below the Phaphamau police station in Prayagraj district on Wednesday evening.

The victims included a 50-year-old man and his spouse, 45, moreover their 16-year-old daughter and 10-year-old son. The family members of the relations who have been killed had alleged {that a} lingering land dispute between the victims and their neighbour, belonging to higher caste, was behind the a number of homicide.

Reacting sharply over the double homicide of the Dalit couple, BSP president Mayawati requested the state authorities to instantly test the recurrence of such incidents and take stern motion towards the responsible.

“It is an especially surprising, painful and commendable incident of the homicide of a Dalit couple by the slashing of their throats in Azamgarh district inside days after the Prayagraj killings. The federal government should instantly cease such atrocities on Dalits and take strict motion towards the culprits,” the BSP president stated in tweet.

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