Dual murder case: Two brothers killed in Lucknow, one arrested
Lucknow: Two brothers were shot dead in a horrific dual murder case here around midnight by a few unknown attackers, police said on Thursday. The incident took place in Musahibganj in Lucknow's Thakurganj Area on wednesday. One arrest has been made so far.
The miscreants had chased and beaten twenty-year-old Imran Ghazi and his brother Arman, 18, along with their friend Nishant, with rods and sticks before shooting them dead at point blank range. The crime took place within the range of 500 meters from the police station.
The three of them were on their way home after purchasing medicines for their ailing father, when they were attacked near Bamba road in Thakurganj.
Nishant, who survived the attack, said half-a-dozen assailants dragged the brothers out of the cab that Imran was driving.
The attackers kept thrashing the brothers in a jam-packed area but no one came forward to save them. The area was tense after the killing. Reinforcements from eight police stations were deployed in the old city area.
The Ghazi family told Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Kalanidhi Naithani that the brothers had a verbal spat with some men a few days back.
Police is inspecting all the footage from CCTV cameras installed in that area. Two arrests have been made so far.
Rehan has filed a named complaint on the behalf of his deceased brothers Imran and Arman.
Rehan has named Saahil aka Chotu, and his partners Shivan and Chinna in his FIR. The police is on the lookout for three named and other unidentified assailants.
Nishant, who somehow managed to escape and inform the Thakurganj police, who rushed to the spot only to find the two men lying in a pool of blood. The attackers had escaped by then.
The brothers were rushed to the Trauma Centre at the King George's Medical University (KGMU) where they were pronounced dead on arrival.
A crowd had gathered at the crime scene raising anti-police slogans and demanding immediate arrest of the culprits.