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HindustanTimes Sat,19 Apr 2014

Legislator's son-in-law shot at in Lucknow

IANS  Lucknow, August 31, 2013
First Published: 10:21 IST(31/8/2013) | Last Updated: 10:56 IST(31/8/2013)

The son-in-law of a Samajwadi Party legislator and close associate of party chief Mulayam Singh Yadav, was shot at in the Uttar Pradesh capital Friday night, police said Saturday. The man escaped unhurt.

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Sameer, the son-in-law of member of legislative council Buqqal Nawaab, was driving past a shopping mall in the posh Gomtinagar area, when unidentified assailants opened fire at his car.

While two bullets hit the car, Sameer was unhurt.

"The assailants were in a car and I could not recognise them," he told police.

Sameer said he was into a litigation with some people and suspected they could be behind the attack.

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