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Smriti Irani says she will knock Superme Court's door to get death sentence to Surendra Singh's killers 

Surendra Singh, 50, was the former head of Baraulia village in Uttar Pradesh. Photograph:( ANI )

WION Web Team Amethi May 26, 2019, 06.34 PM (IST)

Smriti Irani, who defeated Congress president Rahul Gandhi from Amethi Lok Sabha constituency on Sunday said that she will even go to Supreme Court to get death sentence to the killers of her aide and former village head of Barauli in Amethi district, Surendra Singh

Singh was allegedly shot dead by two unidentified men in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi district on Saturday. 

''I've taken an oath before Surendra Singh ji's family that one who fired and the one who ordered it, even if I have to go Supreme Court to get the culprits a death sentence, we will knock the doors of the court,'' she was quoted as saying by news agency ANI.

According to reports, suspects have been detained. 

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The police are looking into all aspects of the killing, including political rivalry. 

Meanwhile, Uttar Pradesh DGP, OP Singh said that an intensive investigation is underway. 

"We've found vital clues. 7 people detained for questioning. We're confident of solving the case in the next 12 hours. 3 companies of PAC are deputed," Singh added.

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Singh was allegedly shot dead by two unidentified men in Uttar Pradesh's Amethi district on Saturday.