Lucknow: Tension has gripped Ghazipur after two motorcycle-borne miscreants shot dead an RSS worker and local journalist Rajesh Mishra and critically injured his younger brother Anitesh who has been referred to Varanasi.
Angry youths protesting against the killing of the RSS worker started collecting near the district hospital in large numbers and then started forcibly getting shops to down their shutters.
Police have been rushed to the district to check the law and order problem from escalating any further.
According to the police, the brothers were sitting in their shop early on Saturday when two miscreants on a motorcycle indiscriminately fired at them killing Rajesh on the spot and critically injuring his brother.
The Ghazipur police has registered a case against the two assailants.
Incidentally, the shooting of an RSS worker in Ghazipur comes days after two masked gunmen on a motorcycle had shot dead senior RSS leader Ravinder Gosain at his residence in Ludhiana in Punjab.