Village head shot dead in Basti

A village head was allegedly shot dead by three motorcycle-borne men over some old rivalry in Pathara area near here, police said today.

Last Updated: Dec 28, 2011, 12:35 PM IST

Basti: A village head was allegedly shot
dead by three motorcycle-borne men over some old rivalry in
Pathara area near here, police said today.

The incident took place last evening near Vishnupurwa
Siwan village when the three fired indiscriminately at Baba
Prahlad Das Sumahi, leading to his death on the spot, they
said.

A case has been lodged and efforts are on to nab the
accused trio, police added.

PTI