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SP leader shot dead in Lucknow

A local Samajwadi Party leader was shot dead allegedly over an poll-related dispute by two persons in Mirzapur district, police said.

india Updated: Jan 24, 2010 21:46 IST

A local Samajwadi Party leader was shot dead allegedly over an poll-related dispute by two persons in Mirzapur district, police said on Sunday.

Shrikant Yadav (40), who was secretary of SP and a member of Chettra Panchayat, was shot at by Manish Pandey and Deepak Pandey over poll-related rivalry in Jigna area of Mirzapur district last night, they said.

Yadav was rushed to a government hospital where doctors declared him brought dead, police said, adding an FIR was lodged against the duo.