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Police engaged in investigation after the incident in Agra.
- The incident in Beri Chahar village of Kagrol police station area
- Police recovered the gun used in the murder
Retired army shot and killed his neighbor in a water dispute on Thursday night in Agra, Uttar Pradesh. Police reached the information after arresting the accused former army officer and his cousin. The main accused’s cousin is an ITBP (Indo Tibetan Border Police) trooper. Police have also recovered the gun used in the murder. There is tension in the village since the incident. Force has been deployed.
Former army used to fill water by applying Tullu pump
This is the case of Berry Chahar, a village in Thangrol police station. The family of Hardam alias Pappu Singh (45 years) lives in the neighborhood of retired army officer Rajesh Singh. Rajesh’s cousin Umesh Singh is an ITBP trooper. He is in the village on leave these days. There is a dispute between the two families over the supply of water. It is alleged that the Rajesh Singh Tullu pump fills the water in the pipeline coming from the village tank to the township. Pappu Singh’s house is at a height, so water does not reach his house.
On Thursday night, there was a fight between the two families over the same dispute. After the fight, both sides first got hit and lathi-poles. In which, besides Pappu Singh’s brother Khushiram, Dharamvir, Hariom and Govardhan, a woman was injured on behalf of Rajesh Singh. The case of the intervention of the villagers then calmed down. According to eyewitnesses, after some time, retired army officer Rajesh Singh and his brother Umesh Singh attacked Pappu Singh’s house with a gun. Then Rajesh Singh shot Pappu with his gun, which hit his chest. Pappu died on the spot after being shot.
Both the accused were arrested
Superintendent of Police, Satyajit Gupta, CO reached the scene along with Achhnera Mahesh Kumar Force. The police took the licensed weapon and apprehended both the accused. The CO reported that the body has been sent for post-mortem. It has been revealed in the information that there was a dispute between the two families about water for a week.