Allahabad tense after BJP youth leader gunned down

Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha leader Vimal Pandey was shot in the head at the Mewalal Bagiya tri-section.

IANS| Updated: Mar 20, 2014, 11:07 AM IST

Lucknow: Uttar Pradesh`s Allahabad city was tense on Thursday after a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) youth wing leader was shot dead late Wednesday.

Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) leader Vimal Pandey was shot in the head at the Mewalal Bagiya tri-section on Wednesday.
Angry party workers, supporters and family members of the dead leader vandalised a diagnostic centre as the news of the killing spread and tried to disrupt traffic at many places.

The 26-year-old was the district vice president of the BJYM.
Police said additional security arrangements have been put in place to ensure that no untoward incident takes place.