Man shot dead for opposing celebratory firing at wedding in UP

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Muzaffarnagar, Mar 21 (PTI) A man was shot dead after he opposed celebratory firing at a wedding in Uttar Pradesh's Shamli, police said on Sunday.

The incident took place at Silawar village, which comes under the jurisdiction of Adersh Mandi police station, on Saturday night.

SP Om Prakash said some miscreants opened fire at the wedding and when Sonu opposed this, he was shot dead by them.

A case was registered on the basis of a complaint lodged by the deceased's father and efforts were underway to nab the accused, he added. PTI CORR SNE