20/03/2017 9:49 AM IST | Updated 20/03/2017 9:53 AM IST

BSP Leader Shot Dead By Bike-Borne Assailants In Allahabad

He had contested against Raja Bhaiya in the last elections.


ALLAHABAD -- Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mohd. Shami was shot dead by bike borne assailants on the night of 19 March in Allahabad.

According to reports, the accused shot Shami near his house.

Shami was a history sheeter.

In the recently concluded Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, Shami had contested against six times winner from the Kunda constituency Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiya.

Police is investigating the matter.

Further details are awaited.

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