Assailants fire at vehicle of local BSP leader



Etah: Motorcycle-borne assailants fired at the vehicle of chairman of Sakeet nagarpanchayat and local BSP leader Radha Devi following which one of the attackers was nabbed near village Nagla puni here, police said.

Radha's brother Surendra and cousin Shivom were travelling in the SUV when the assailants fired several shots at the vehicle yesterday.

The duo chased the assailants and caught one them identified as Radheyshyam of Firozabad district.

A country-made pistol was recovered from his possession and a case of attempt to murder registered against four accused in this connection.

Radheyshyam told the police that he had been hired along with the other accused to murder Radha.

Radha's husband Lokmandas Sarraf was killed four years ago over election enimity.

PTI