Allahabad: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mohd Shami was shot dead by some bike-borne assailants here last night.
According to initial reports, the accused shot Shami near his house.
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Shami was a history sheeter.
In the recently concluded Uttar Pradesh Assembly elections, Shami had contested against six times winner from the Kunda constituency Raghuraj Pratap Singh alias ‘Raja Bhaiya’.
A case has been registered and the police is investigating the matter.
Further details are awaited.