Uttar Pradesh: Home Guard shot dead at Budayun

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A Home Guard on patrol was shot dead early on Friday in Uttar Pradesh’s Budayun district, police said.

The incident happened around 4.30 a.m. near Mangal Bazaar on the Budayun-Bijnore highway.

Chatrapal, 36, was patrolling near a petrol pump in Udhaiti, when he signalled two bikes to stop, Superintendent of Police (Rural) said.

According to the reports, the four men on the two bikes opened fire at him, killing him on the spot. 

A combing operation was going on to arrest the unidentified gunmen.