Simdega: The president of the
BJP unit in Bolba block of Simdega district Umashankar Jaiswal
was on Thursday shot dead by unidentified assailants, police said.
Two unidentified miscreants came on a motorcycle and shot
dead Jaiswal at Pakarbahar village, Superintendent of Police
Prabhat Kumar said.
Jaiswal was a businessman by profession.
Preliminary probe suggested that a criminal gang committed
the crime, the SP said adding that in 2007, Jaiswal’s younger
brother Ganga Jaiswal was also killed by the same group.
Ganga was also a BJP leader.