Mathura, Mar 23 (PTI) Three brothers along with another person have been arrested for killing their 70-year-old grandaunt in a village here, police said.

“Three brothers and a person, all residents of Nari Semari village, were arrested and a .315 bore pistol used in the murder and a live cartridge were seized,” Superintendent of Police (SP), Rural, Aditya Kumar Shukla said.

The woman was shot dead on March 9 night and her brother Tahku Lal had lodged a complaint against five people, but all of them named by the complainant were not the assailants, he said.

The woman was shot be her brother’s sons — Vijai, Babua and Jitendar and another person Raghubir, the SP said.

They have been sent to jail.

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