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Lucknow: Man shoots live-in partner in head in Paradise Crystal of Sushant Golf City, arrested

A man killed his live-in partner in Uttar Pradesh's Lucknow over a dispute. He was arrested by the police.

Reported By : Vishal Pratap Singh Edited By : Ashesh Mallick
Updated on: August 18, 2023 16:40 IST
Accused Rishabh Singh Bhadauria
Image Source : INDIA TV Accused Rishabh Singh Bhadauria

A man allegedly shot his live-in partner in her head and chest over some dispute in Uttar Pradesh’s Lucknow, the police said on Friday (August 18). The man was identified as Rishabh Singh Bhadauria and the victim as Riya.

Both lived in a live-in relationship in a rented flat in Paradise Crystal Apartments in the Sushant Golf City police station area. According to the police, the woman was a widow who started living with Rishabh last November after her husband’s death. Riya was shot with a 315-bore pistol.

While Riya was a makeup artist by profession, Rishabh was MSc pass and unemployed.

“Yesterday after a dispute over some matter, Rishabh killed Riya and surrendered to the police,” the police said. The police arrested the accused and recovered the pistol used for the crime.

The incident took place on Thursday night after which the woman's body was sent for post-mortem.

"At night on 17th August Sushant Golf City Police received information that a woman living in Paradise Crystal Apartments was shot dead by her live-in partner. The police reached the incident spot & the forensics team was also called. The woman's body was sent for post-mortem. The accused has been apprehended. Further investigation is underway," Lucknow Southern DCP Vineet Jaiswal said.

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