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

  • IANS, Lucknow
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  • Updated: Aug 31, 2013 10:56 IST

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.

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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