Lucknow, June 7 : In a wake of increasing crime rate in Uttar Pradesh, one more shocking incident came into the light on Tuesday late night when three people of family were shot dead by some unknown assailants in Sitapur district.
According to the Police the deceased Sunil Jaiswal (60) and his wife Kamini (55) had come back home late night and had just rung the door bell when two unknown assailants came and opened fire on them.
Couple’s lone son Hrithik (25) opened the door and was also gunned down by assailants.
All the three family members died on the spot, as firing rent the air , neighbors rushed out to look out. Not only this when one of the person tried to raise his voice, he was also shot by the assailants.
Angry locals said when the incident was taking place, they stopped two cops for help but they refused by saying that the area was not under their jurisdiction.
Mob also threatened to shut the city if the criminals were not arrested within 24 hours.
An official told IANS the crime appears to have been executed by professionals as they were wearing masks and appeared to have done a reeky of the area before they committed the actual crime. So far, the police has not been able to identify the probable reason behind the murders.
However, this is an another example of increasing crime rate Uttar Pradesh , as on average of two- three days assailants are openly doing crimes which raised several questions over the security of people across the state.
Yogi government should look into this as its a high time now and crime rate is at peak in Uttar Pradesh.