Press Esc to close
Saturday 20 September 2014
News updated at 3:46 AM IST
Weather
Max: 27.8°C
Min : 20.1°C
In Bangalore
Sunny day

SP leader murders youth in UP

Sanjay Pandey LUCKNOW: April 5, 2013 DH News Service

Victim shot point-blank

In a murder reminiscent of a Bollywood movie, a Samajwadi Party leader allegedly killed a youth in Aligarh with the help of his supporters on Wednesday.

SP leader Kalicharan Yadav had reportedly declared publicly a few days ago that he would kill Gaurav Yadav on this day – and he carried out the threat in broad daylight in a city locality, triggering panic.

According to police sources, Gaurav had an affair with a girl from the same locality. The two had eloped a few months ago. Kalicharan nursed ill feelings towards him since then.
Gaurav, who was later arrested after a case of kidnapping was a registered against him, had been enlarged on bail just a few days ago.


The SP leader and his supporters attacked the victim with sticks when he was passing by his residence. He was thrashed and then allegedly shot at point-blank range. Gaurav was rushed to a hospital, where he succumbed to his injuries.

A case has been registered against the culprits and a manhunt launched, police said.
In the past also, SP leaders have been found to be on the wrong side of the law despite repeated warnings issued by party supremo Mulayam Singh Yadav and chief minister Akhilesh Yadav.

Some days ago, two ruling party leaders were accused of assaulting people and trying to grab their land in Pilibhit and Rampur districts.

A few months back, minister for secondary education Vinod Singh alias Pandit Singh abducted a senior medical officer in Gonda district when he refused to issue appointment letters to candidates recommended by the politician for the post of doctors under the National Rural Health Mission (NRHM).

Mulayam has warned his party leaders that action would be taken against them if they did not mend their ways. It seems that the repeated warnings have no effect.

Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Bollywood actor Farhan Akhtar at the launch of Coca Cola Zero in New Delhi ...

Bollywood actor Farhan Akhtar at the launch of Coca Cola Zero in New Delhi ...

Sadananda Gowda releasing the logo for a special cleanliness campaign of SCR at Rail Nlayam ...

Sadananda Gowda releasing the logo for a special cleanliness campaign of SCR at Rail Nlayam ...

Manmohan Singh greets Chinese President Xi Jinping as Sonia Gandhi looks on ...

Manmohan Singh greets Chinese President Xi Jinping as Sonia Gandhi looks on ...

Indian flagbearer Sardar Singh carries the national flag to lead the contingent into Incheon ...

Indian flagbearer Sardar Singh carries the national flag to lead the contingent into Incheon ...

Asian Games torch arrive at main stadium for opening ceremony of the 17th Asian Games ...

Asian Games torch arrive at main stadium for opening ceremony of the 17th Asian Games ...

Artists perform during the opening ceremony for the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea ...

Artists perform during the opening ceremony for the 17th Asian Games in Incheon, South Korea ...

Omar Abdullah inaugurates a reconstructed bridge which was washed away by floods at Gundoora ...

Omar Abdullah inaugurates a reconstructed bridge which was washed away by floods at Gundoora ...

Students take part in a rally aganist the alleged molestation of Jadavpur University female ...

Students take part in a rally aganist the alleged molestation of Jadavpur University female ...

Kashmiri Sikh people preparing food for the flood victims at a relief camp ...

Kashmiri Sikh people preparing food for the flood victims at a relief camp ...

A ballot box is emptied as workers prepare to count ballots at a counting centre in Aberdeen...

A ballot box is emptied as workers prepare to count ballots at a counting centre in Aberdeen...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bangalore - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523