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Senior citizen killed in rivalry over polls for village heads


Shahjahanpur, Social Times. On Monday a senior citizen was killed and several others were injured in an alleged rivalry related to polls for electing village heads in Kanth. The incident took place in Indepur village of Kanth area where two factions of the village head and his predecessor clashed that left Balbir (70) dead, SHO Kanth police station R B Singh said. He said six villagers were injured in the clash and rushed to hospital. An FIR has been registered in this regard against nine persons, including one Mukesh. Police is trying to arrest the accused.