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Principal gunned down in UP’s Gonda district

In Gonda district, the principal of a private inter-college, Dinesh Yadav, was shot dead while sleeping outside his relative’s shop. Two suspects have been detained in connection with the incident, which may be linked to a previous dispute at the college. According to Superintendent of Police Vineet Jaiswal, investigations are ongoing.

The tragic incident occurred late on Sunday night in Chandarati village, where Dinesh had gone to attend a wedding. Gunshots were heard by locals around 11.30 p.m., leading to the discovery of Dinesh’s lifeless body. The police have taken note of a past altercation during a college event on January 26, which may have been a contributing factor to the crime.

During the Republic Day event, a scuffle ensued between intoxicated residents and the principal’s cousin, Abhishek Yadav, resulting in a complaint being lodged with the authorities. It is possible that the assailants mistook Dinesh for Abhishek, who was sleeping nearby, leading to the fatal shooting. The police are actively investigating all leads in the case to bring the perpetrators to justice.

As the community mourns the loss of Dinesh Yadav, the police are committed to carrying out a thorough investigation to uncover the motives behind the brutal crime. The victim’s family has raised concerns regarding the incident, and the police are working diligently to address all allegations and ensure that justice is served. The tragic loss of a dedicated educator has sent shockwaves through the region, highlighting the need for swift action to prevent such senseless acts of violence.

IANS

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