Local BSP leader shot dead in UP

A local BSP leader and chairman of sugarcane society of Shamli town has been shot dead at his office in Prabudh Nagar district.

Last Updated: Jul 03, 2012, 20:56 PM IST

Muzaffarnagar: A local BSP leader and chairman of sugarcane society of Shamli town has been shot dead at his office in Prabudh Nagar district, police said on Tuesday.
Dharmender Nirwal (36) was shot dead yesterday.

Personal enmity is being speculated as the motive behind the killing, police said.

A case has been registered against his cousin Pravinder and some others in this connection, they said, adding that the accused are absconding.

PTI