Video: Girl fights for life after father, brother shot her over love affair

, 4:58 PM IST
Cover Asia Press

SAMBHAL: A 20-year-old woman was on Friday morning allegedly shot at by her father and brother over her relationship with a youth in Kamalpur village in Asmoli area in Sambhal, the police said.

Ruby, was having a secret relationship with her neighbour Ibrahim, 24, for the past three years but her father and brother were opposed to it.

On Wednesday, when her younger sister overheard Ruby talking to Ibrahim, she informed her brother, Iftikhar, 32, and father, Sameraj, 52 who brutally beat her before shooting her twice.

Video footage showed Ruby with a bandage on her face being taken to government run hospital.

She suffered bullet injuries on her face and chest. Her condition was stated to be serious, Circle officer V K Singh said.

Both father and brother were arrested and are currently in police custody. An FIR has been registered under Section 307 (Attempt to murder) of Indian Penal Code.

With PTI inputs