Muzaffarnagar: A 70-year-old farmer was shot dead when he was sleeping in his house at Sadpur village in Muzaffarnagar, police said on Sunday.
The deceased Kishanlal's daughter Pramila said in her police complaint that two brothers barged into the house on Saturday and killed her father.
A case has been registered against the two who are absconding.
According to the police, the killing happened over a property dispute.
In another incident, police said they found the half burnt body of a man at a cremation ground at another village in the district.
It is suspected that the man was murdered and his body dumped there, Station House Officer of Budhana police station, Rajiv Gupta said. The unidentified body has been sent for post-mortem....