Villagers protest in Jaunpur after man dies during celebratory firing

| Updated: Aug 23, 2017 11:20 IST

Jaunpur,(Uttar Pradesh), New Delhi [India] May 9 (ANI): Angry villagers protested in Uttar Pradesh's Jaunpur district after a person named Shankar Yadav was killed during celebratory firing at a wedding on Sunday. The protesters expressed anger over the celebratory firing. They placed the corpse of Yadav in the middle of the road, created a traffic jam. Four buses and a water tanker were also damaged. The villagers demanded a compensation of 50 lakhs for the parents of the deceased and a job for his son. District Magistrate Balkar Singh and Superintendent of Police Shailesh Pandey managed to bring the situation under control. (ANI)