Two arrested for shooting dancer in face in Uttar Pradesh

In a viral video, it was seen that the woman was shot in the face as she stopped dancing. Representational image only. Photo: iStock

Two persons were arrested on Friday(December 6) for allegedly shooting a 22-year-old dancer in her face at a marriage function at Tikra village in Mau area, police said.

The dancer, Hina, sustained a bullet injury in her jaw and two others sustained pellet injuries during firing at the function. The function was held to celebrate the wedding of the daughter of village head Suhir Singh Patel on November 30, Superintendent of Police Ankit Mittal said.

Hina was rushed to a hospital where her condition was stated to be out of danger, he said.
Those who fired the shots were identified as Sudhir Singh and Phool Singh and he added that they were arrested.

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