24-Year-Old Shot Dead During Holi Celebrations In Ghaziabad

On Thursday afternoon, Anurag was busy playing with colours when he got into a heated argument with the younger brother of one Akash and Prince, said City SP Shlok Kumar.

24-Year-Old Shot Dead During Holi Celebrations In Ghaziabad

Police have filed a complaint based on which an FIR was registered. (Representational)

Ghaziabad:

A 24-year-old man was shot dead during Holi festivities, officials said on Friday.

Anurag, the deceased, used to sell cooked egg products on Street Number 4 of Bheem Nagar, they said.

On Thursday afternoon, Anurag was busy playing with colours when he got into a heated argument with the younger brother of one Akash and Prince, said City SP Shlok Kumar.

In a fit of rage, Akash brought a country-made pistol from his residence and fired at Anurag, officials said.

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Anurag was immediately rushed to the district government hospital, where the attending doctors pronounced him brought dead, officials said.

Rajesh, the deceased's brother, filed a police complaint, based on which an FIR was registered against Akash, who is still at large, officer added.