Local BSP worker shot dead

Last Updated: Friday, February 15, 2013 - 15:30

Pratapgarh: A local BSP worker was shot dead by two unidentified persons on a highway here, police said Friday.
Ashok Maurya (45), former chairman of the Pratapgarh Nagar Panchayat, was shot on Pratapgarh-Lucknow Highway in City Kotwali police station area while he along with his son and one other person was returning home on a motorcycle from a marriage ceremony, police said.

When they reached near a petrol pump, two motorcycle-borne persons stopped them and fired at them, killing Maurya.

His son escaped unhurt, but the other person was also injured in the firing, police said.

PTI



First Published: Friday, February 15, 2013 - 15:30
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