Chitrakoot: In a horrific incident, a woman dancer was shot in the face after she stopped dancing at a wedding has come to light after a week of it happening.

The bizarre incident, which took place in Chitrakoot in Uttar Pradesh, has been caught on a video where the young woman, who was part of a dancing group, is seen on the stage with a co-performer.

In the one-minute long clip, a man in an inebriated condition is heard saying, "Goli Chal jayegi (shots will be fired)," as soon as the woman stops dancing. "Sudhir bhaiya, aap goli chala hi do (Brother, you should fire the gun)," another man is heard saying and the woman is suddenly shot from behind, which takes everybody by surprise.

The bullet hit her face and she collapsed on the stage even before people could understand what was happening.

The woman was admitted to a hospital in Kanpur in a critical condition. According to reports, the video was shot on December 1 during a performance at the wedding of village head Sudhir Singh Patel's daughter.

One of the village head's family members had reportedly shot at the woman. The groom's maternal uncles, Mithilesh and Akhilesh, who were on the stage, were also injured in the firing, according to the police.

The groom's paternal uncle Ram Pratap filed a first information report against an unknown man. "We are trying to arrest the accused. We are making all the efforts to bring the culprit to justice," senior police officer Ankit Mittal said.

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