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Panchayat polls candidate shot dead

india Updated: Oct 16, 2010 14:44 IST

A man, contesting ongoing panchayat election, was shot dead by unidentified persons allegedly over political rivalry in Kotwali area, police said here on Saturday.

Sankar Singh Baghela, who was contesting for the post of block development committee member, was shot dead by four unidentified persons while he was returning back from the campaigning late last night, they said.

Police said that the body had been sent for post mortem and teams have been constituted to arrest attackers.