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Muzaffarnagar: Bike-borne assailtants shoot dead BJP leader in UP’s Khatoli

BJP’s Raja Balmiki was shot dead at his shop in Muzaffarnagar.

india Updated: Apr 05, 2017 11:54 IST
Muzaffarnagar,BJP,Uttar Pradesh
A forensic technician ties a used police line together to seal off a crime scene in Monterrey. Reuters Photo/Daniel Becerril

A BJP leader was shot dead by three unidentified bike borne assailants in Khatoli town of Muzaffarnagar district on Wednesday morning, police said.

Raja Balmiki, former Khatoli city BJP general secretary, was shot dead by the assailants at his shop on Wednesday, SHO KP Singh said.

People protesting against the murder blocked the Delhi-Dehradun national highway at Khatoli.

The security has been tightened in the area, the SHO said.

First Published: Apr 05, 2017 11:54 IST