Sitapur, Sep 21: Two criminals and another person was killed following a scuffle in Kamlapur area of this district.
The incident took place yesterday near Ganeshpur village, where the criminals were threatning the passersby and extracting money from them.
Irked over their behaviour, locals protested and exchanged blows with them. The duo died on the spot, while another person, who was wounded in the scuffle, succumbed later.
Investigations into the matter was further going on.