Youth shot dead by lover’s brother in UP

Sambhal: An 18-year-old boy was shot dead allegedly by brother and brother-in-law of his lover in Hayatnagar area, police said here on Sunday.

Bullet riddled body of Vikas Saini was recovered near power house on Bahjoi road this morning, Station In-charge Room Singh Baghel said.

In their complaint, Vikas’s family members stated that he was having an affair with a girl from Moradabad, Baghel said.

The victim’s family alleged that the girl’s brother Pinku and brother-in-law Ankush killed Vikas, police said.

On the basis of the complaint, an FIR has been lodged against Pinku and Ankush, police said, adding the matter is being investigated.