In a shocking incident in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh, a dancing girl was shot in her jaw at a wedding function where she was hired to perform.
A 42-second video clipping of the incident began making the rounds on social media on Friday, where a drunk man can be heard ordering the young girl to dance on stage, despite a loudspeaker failure. Another male voice can be heard asking somebody named “Sudhir” to shoot because the songs had stopped playing.
This video is from UP's Chitrakoot. The lady was performing at a wedding and was shot by a man , possibly drunk, because she stopped after the music system development a glitch. She took a bullet in the jaw , hospitalised in Kanpur. @chitrakootpol says trying to make arrests pic.twitter.com/f9vVYopcYL— Alok Pandey (@alok_pandey) December 6, 2019
Netizens who came across the video labelled it shocking, dangerous and extremely sad.
No No No No No. Where do we go from here? What do we do?— Maya Sharma NDTV (@MayaSharmaNDTV) December 6, 2019
Shocking!! People are fearlessly carrying guns like toys. #NewIndia— Raghavendra Swamy (@bennishiroor) December 6, 2019
OMG. .. what's happening. . None them are afraid of the law...— Harish Srinivasa (@hawee72) December 6, 2019
It's looks like our country is turned into hearate. ..
These types of attacks on dancing girls are quite common in North India.— Krishne Gowda C Auditor (@myauditors) December 6, 2019
Still no action by police.😑
While the victim, whose identity has been kept concealed on public platforms is fighting for her life at a hospital in Kanpur, while a police investigation is underway
As of now, the criminal has not been identified, according to reports.
According to statistics, over 1,277,900 (about 1.2 million) people are authorised to carry weapons In India. Across India, nearly 2.7 million “country-made” crude local guns are produced each year. Despite stringent laws and regulatory checks, India has 5.3 firearms per 100 citizens.