Sultanpur: Revenue official's family not to perform last rites in protest



Sultanpur: The grieving family of the revenue official, who was allegedly killed by a BSP MLA over election rivalry, Wednesday refused to perform his last rights and staged protests demanding immediate arrest of the legislator.

The family members of Ram Kumar Yadav staged dharna in his native village this afternoon with the body, refusing to perform the last rites till the arrest of the MLA who along with eight others was named in the FIR for allegedly abducting and later killing the revenue department official.

UPCC president Rita Bahuguna Joshi joined the agitating family members of Yadav in Majhwara village today.

Yadav's wife was contesting for the post of village head in the panchayat polls. His body was recovered near Simrauna village yesterday. An FIR was filed against nine persons, including BSP MLA from Isauli, Chandrabhadra Singh.

Locals yesterday went on rampage and torched three vehicles over the incident.

PTI