Meerut: A 22-year-old son of the village head was allegedly shot dead in a gangwar, police said on Saturday.
Ajay, son of the Bhadoda village head, Kavita, had gone to his aunt`s house in Kankarkhera on Thursday. He was going somewhere on his uncles` bike yesterday when few youths started firing at him, and he died on the spot, police said.
According to the police spokesperson, Ajay`s father Pramod was also killed on October 31 last year. The infamous Udham Singh Karnawal gang was named in the case.
Gangwar has been going on between Udham Singh and Pramod`s elder brother Yogesh Bhadoda since a few years and Yogesh is currently in jail, he said.
No complaint has so far been filed by the family members of the deceased and police has launched a hunt to identify the culprits on the account of an eye-witness, said police.