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Sand mafia's terror in Chambal: Shoot farmer dead, injures two others in Bhind

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Subhash Kumar Jain

BHIND: Illegal sand miners shot at farmers, killing one of them and injuring two others, on Saturday.

This incident occurred in Kachhpura, which is located in Bhind district in Chambal region.

The victims had objected to mafia's attempt to take away sand. Angered by the refusal, they fired at the farmers.

Additional SP Rajendra Verma said that Ingej Kushwaha, 23, had gone to the field when he saw the activity. As he tried to stop sand mafia, there was a row.

It turned nasty. As multiple gunshots were fired, the bullets hit Kushwaha. He was hit by two bullets and he died on the spot.

Two other farmers Udal Kushwaha and Rameshwar also got injured in the firing. They were admitted to the district hospital in Bhind. The police have registered a case in this regard. The murder accused are absconding.