Farrukhabad: Armed criminals killed a woman and her daughter when they resisted their dacoity bid and decamped with jewellery and other valuables in Kamalganj area, police said today.
They said, the brigands barged into the house of Shamim Ahmed in Ziragir village late last night and beat him up when he resisted them. When his wife and daughter joined him, they too were mercilessly beaten up resulting in their death.
Ahmed, who received serious injuries, has been hospitalised in Kanpur.
The matter came to light when Ahmed’s son, who was sleeping on the roof, came downstairs this morning and found blood splattered on the floor, police said, adding efforts were on to nab the culprits.