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UP celebratory firing: Over excited groom kills his friend in wedding function | Watch

By Ruchi Upadhyay 
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Sonbhadra: Enjoyment turns into an accident at a wedding event when an over excited groom kills his friend at wedding procession. This incident recorded on camera happened in the Brahmnagar area of Sonbhadra district.

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In the viral video shows, The groom – Manish Madheshiya – was seen on a chariot around which that part of the procession stood. The groom was firing as part of the celebration, during which a bullet hit his friend Babu Lal Yadav, an army man. The gun used by the groom belonged to Yadav.

Sonbhadra Superintendent of Police Amrendra Pratap Singh confirmed that the groom and the victim were friends. Immediately after the firing, Yadav was rushed to the hospital but died during treatment, said Mr Singh.

The victim’s family has registered an FIR and the groom has been arrested, he said. The gun used for the firing has also been seized.

People do absolutely anything to make their wedding day the best day of their lives. Celebratory firing at public gatherings, including at weddings and shrines, even with licensed guns is a criminal offence in India.

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