In a shocking incident, a woman was shot in the face, when she stopped dancing despite being asked to continue at a wedding ceremony in Uttar Pradesh’s Chitrakoot district.
The incident occurred a few days back, it came to light on Friday after a video showing the purported shooting went viral on the social networking sites. According to the police sources here, the woman and her co-performer were dancing at the wedding of the daughter of a village panchayat chief at Tikri village in the district, when the incident occurred.
Sources said that the dancer stopped midway her performance after she felt uneasy. Some people in the audience were heard asking the dancer not to stop. One of them was also heard warning the dancer that she could be fired at if she stopped. Another person was heard egging on someone to actually fire. The woman was seen falling on the floor after being shot. Sources said that the person, who had fired the shot, was a member of the village panchayat chiefs family.
Sources said that the many in the audience were in an inebriated state. The dancer was admitted to the hospital, where her condition was critical but stable.