Hasanpur (UP): A local BSP leader was shot
by unidentified persons and died in a Meerut hospital on Thursday,
Nem Pal (32), general secretary of BSP`s divisional
`bhaichara` committee, was last night called by some persons
to a place near the police station on the pretext of solving a
dispute, SP (JP Nagar) Uday Prasad said.
As Pal was walking towards the place he was called to, he
was shot by unidentified assailants who fled from the spot
after firing at him, he said.
Pal was rushed to the local hospital from where he was
referred to Meerut Medical College, where he died today, the
As news of the leader`s death spread, a mob of locals,
demanding immediate arrest of the culprits responsible for the
killing, attacked the police station and damaged the furniture
there, Prasad said.
Heavy police force has been deployed in the area and the
situation was brought under control, he said, adding that a
case of murder has been registered against unknown persons and
investigation is on.