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BJP leader shot dead by bike-borne assailants in UP's Firozabad

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BJP leader shot dead by bike-borne assailants in UP's Firozabad

BJP leader shot dead by bike-borne assailants in UP's Firozabad

A BJP leader was shot dead by three bike-borne miscreants in UP's Firozabad, police said.

46-year-old DK Gupta was shot when he was going home after closing his shop, police said.

Police added that the incident took place in Nagla Beech locality on Friday.

Police said Gupta was rushed to a hospital where he died during treatment.

Locals said they caused a traffic jam while protesting against Gupta's killing.

Relatives named a suspect who had threatened Gupta over enmity due to 'pradhan' election.

"He was threatened two days back, they came riding motorcycle.

He was preparing himself to contest in the 'pradhan' election," a relative of Gupta said.

Senior police officers reached the spot and elaborate security was deployed in the area.

Area lies in Tundla constituency, where assembly bypolls are due on November 3.


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