A minor’s body was found floating in Indira Canal near Chinhat area on Thursday morning. SP
A jeweller and his wife were killed on the spot when a four-wheeler hit them while they were crossing the road after attending a friend son’s marriage near BBD University in Chinhat police station area late on Tuesday night. According to police, Azamgarh resident Brijesh Kumar (58) and his wife Meera Singh (52) had come to Lucknow to attend the marriage ceremony of his friend Tulli Chand’s son at Golden Blossom Lawns near BBD University.
Both the couple were staying at Madhurima Guest House in Vibhuti Khand. Late in the night, after attending the marriage, the couple left the venue and began crossing the road. In the meantime, a speeding four-wheeler coming from Barabanki side mowed both of them. The two died on the spot.
On receiving the information, Chinhat police also reached the spot and began investigation. After identifying the deceased, the body of jeweller couple was sent for the post-mortem. The couples family members were informed about the incident, the police said.