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Lucknow: A farmer was shot dead in Nauzarpur village under Sasni Police Station in Hathras district of Uttar Pradesh for daring to lodge an FIR against assailants for molesting his daughter.
The Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has taken serious note of the farmer’s killing. He has directed the DGP HC Awasthi to slap NSA against assailants and arrest them within 24 hours. The CM has also directed the district administration to provide all support to the deceased’s family.
The daughter of the deceased farmer told the police that his father had lodged an FIR against Gaurav Sharma and others. She said that his father, Amrish Kumar Varma (48), was working at the field when Gaurav and five others came and sprayed him with bullets.