Lawyer shot dead

A lawyer was shot dead by unidentified gunmen at Amvaghat village under Vijaypur police station in Bihar`s Gopalganj district, a police official said.

Last Updated: Mar 06, 2011, 17:14 PM IST

Gopalganj: A lawyer was on Sunday shot dead by
unidentified gunmen at Amvaghat village under Vijaypur police
station in Bihar`s Gopalganj district, a police official said.

The lawyer, identifed as Surendra Yadav, was shot dead
by armed assailants from close range killing him on the
spot, the Superintendent of Police (SP) S.K. Anupam said.

Property dispute was stated to be the motive behind
Yadav`s murder, she said.
Meanwhile, the district bar association has condemned
the killing of the lawyer and decided to strike work tomorrow,
according to its Secretary Rajesh Pathak.
The lawyers will also demonstrate tomorrow seeking
compensation of Rs. 10 lakhs to the kin of the lawyer as well
as the immediate arrest of the killers.

PTI