Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh capital Lucknow has been rocked by a double murder incident that has taken place near the railway colony in the Gautampalli area. The place is also close to Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath’s official residence. As per reports, a railway official’s wife and son were shot dead at their residence. Speaking on the matter, Lucknow Police Commissioner Sujit Pandey said that both — wife and son were shot dead at their home.
According to Sujit Pandey, the railway official’s son was 20-22 years old. Following this incident, his daughter is in shock. Meanwhile, further investigation in the case is underway.
The railway official’s daughter is in trauma and there were also domestic workers at home, Commissioner Pandey said adding that prima facie this does not seem like a case of robbery. He also hinted that the murders were committed sometime earlier on Saturday. The bodies have been sent for post-mortem and a forensic team is examining the scene of the crime. Uttar Pradesh Director General of Police (DGP) Hitesh Chandra Awasthi also arrived at the scene amid heavy police deployment. Teams of police and dog squads are combing neighbouring areas.