Local BJP leader shot dead in UP

A local BJP leader was shot dead by an unidentified man here on Sunday night, police said.

Updated: Oct 09, 2011, 22:20 PM IST

Jaunpur (UP): A local BJP leader was shot
dead by an unidentified man here on Sunday night, police said.
The incident took place at Sarai Kwaja area when
52-year-old Narendra Singh, a member of BJP district working
Committee, was returning home in a car after attending a
programme, they said.
A man on a motorcycle came near his car and shot at him
from a very close range. Singh was rushed to a nearby hospital
where he was declared brought dead, they said.

PTI