Kanpur, June 4 (IANS) In a shocking incident in Uttar Pradesh, a student of class 10, along with his three friends, allegedly shot dead his stepfather in Kadipur police station area of Sultanpur on Tuesday night, police said.
The mother of the accused boy lodged a FIR against him on Wednesday. The accused boy and his friends are on the run.
SHO, Kadipur, Shyam Narayan Pandey said that the 40-year-old victim was a native of Bakshpur Mithnepur village in Kadipur.
He sustained a gunshot injury and was also attacked with a sharp-edged object on the head.
The accused boy’s father had died a year ago and his mother married the deceased a few months ago.
“The son was unhappy with this alliance as his father had died of a heart attack and barely a month later his mother married this man,” said the SHO.
The SHO said that the boy would often blame the step-father for his father’s death and the two often argued over this.
On Tuesday night, when the victim was riding pillion with his younger brother, they were intercepted by the accused boy and his three friends.
“The four accused hit the duo with iron rod after which the victim’s brother escaped from the spot. Later, they allegedly shot him dead,” said the SHO.
After allegedly killing his stepfather, the boy ran to his mother’s house and narrated the incident to her and then ran away.
The police have set up two teams to arrest the boys.