Former Congress Corporator shot dead in MP town
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Last Updated: Saturday, February 18, 2012, 00:34
Betul (MP): Unidentified gunmen on Friday shot dead Congress leader and former corporator Alok Mishra, police said.

The incident occurred late in the evening when Mishra was sitting in his medical shop here. Two unidentified men arrived at the spot on a motorcycle and opened fire at him, they said.

The Congress leader was hit by two bullets and he died on the spot, police said, adding the assailants managed to escape.

The attack caused panic in the area which was later visited by Betul SP Bhagwant Singh Chouhan and other police officials.

The motive behind the murder was not yet clear, police said, adding a search operation has been launched to nab the killers.


First Published: Friday, February 17, 2012, 23:48

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