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Man on parole takes wife, 20 children hostage, firing reported

Jan 31, 2020 07:29 IST

Tense moments in Uttar Pradesh's Farrukhabad district after a man took his wife and at least 20 children hostage in his home. The man has been identified as Subhash Batham, a murder convict who is out on parole. According to reports, the man invited children from the locality on the pretext of a birthday party for his one-year-old. When the children did not return, their family went to enquire but they were forced to retreat when Batham began shooting at them. Commandos of the Anti-Terrorism Squad and a police team led by the Kanpur Zone Inspector General is now at the spot.

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