Allahabad: Bahujan Samaj Party leader Mohammed Shami was shot dead by bike-borne assailants last night in Uttar Pradesh’s Allahabad.
According to reports, the accused shot Shami near his house.
Shami was a history-sheeter. In the recently concluded Uttar Pradesh assembly elections, Shami had contested against six-time MLA from the Kunda constituency Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias Raja Bhaiya.
Police is investigating the matter.
Further details are awaited.