Morena, May 5
Six members of a family, including three women, were shot dead and three others were injured on Friday in Madhya Pradesh’s Morena district apparently over past enmity, said a senior police official.
The crime was committed around 10 am at Lepa village, 50 to 60 km from the district headquarters, under the Dimani Assembly area, he said.
Three of the victims died on the spot and as many succumbed to their bullet wounds while being rushed to the district hospital, Inspector General of Police (Chambal Zone) S Saxena told PTI over the phone.
He said the injured had been admitted to hospital.
Police have identified eight people who were allegedly involved in the murders and a case is being registered against them, he said.
Asked about the motive behind the killings, the official said the deceased and the accused had an old enmity.
“The victims’ relatives have been accused of murdering the family members of today’s alleged killers,” the official said.