BJP leader shot dead in Allahabad

WION Web Team
New Delhi, Delhi, IndiaUpdated: May 09, 2018, 08:17 AM IST

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A BJP leader named was shot dead by unidentified people in Phulpur of Uttar Pradesh`s Allahabad.

The deceased identified as Pawan Kesari was attacked by the miscreants on Tuesday.

He was rushed to the hospital but was declared brought dead.

Three people have been detained in this regard and are being interrogated by the police, PTI reported.

The reason of the murder is yet to be ascertained, said the police.

"The reason for the murder is yet to be ascertained. Three people have been detained and we are interrogating them," said Allahabad SSP, Aakash Kulhari.

Further investigation is underway.