Bijnor (Uttar Pradesh), May 18: A man in Uttar Pradesh's Bijnor district has been arrested for allegedly shooting his elder brother, who tried to stop him from carrying a gun to the fields.

Dharamveer Singh, Bijnor Superintendent of Police, said the accused Brajveer Singh was taking his licensed double-barrel gun to the fields to scare away stray cattle. Assam Floods: At Least 4,03,352 People Affected As Army Joins Rescue Operations; Home Minister Amit Shah Assures All Help From Centre.

His brother, Rupendra tried to stop him, which led to an altercation between the two brothers and Brajveer allegedly opened fire at the former.

The bullet hit Rupendra in the stomach and he was rushed to the hospital but succumbed to injuries during treatment.

The family members of the deceased claimed that the gun went off accidentally.

Brajveer has been arrested and booked under IPC section 304 (punishment for culpable homicide not amounting to murder).

(The above story first appeared on LatestLY on May 18, 2022 10:32 AM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website