As per the reports, the Intelligence sources have claimed to intercept orders by Chota Shakeel for the elimination of the BJP candidate from Pilibhit, on the 28th of March, the day he was to surrender at the Pilibhit court.
Shakeel reportedly sent his key shooter Rashid Malbari for this special assignment.
In a late night development on Tuesday, official sources confirmed that BJP candidate Varun Gandhi lodged in the district jail after being remanded in judicial custody over hate speech during election campaign, has been shifted to another jail.
Gandhi, against whom the Uttar Pradesh government invoked NSA over his controversial remark in Pilibhit, was shifted to Etah district jail.
However, there was no official word on why the jail authorities moved the saffron leader to another jail.