Mathura: An Uttar Pradesh Power Corporation Limited (UPPCL) junior engineer was shot dead by unidentified assailants in Mathura on Thursday, police said.
The deceased has been identified as Pradeep Kumar, a resident of Agra.
Soon after receiving the information of murder, Deputy Inspector General of Police (DIG) along with Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Shalabh Mathur reached the spot to investigate the matter.
Police said that information about the murder was given to the electricity department and the family of the deceased. The body has been sent for the post-mortem.
Mathur said that he believes that an acquaintance of Kumar is involved in his murder.
“However, we will clear things once we get a post-mortem report. The probe is underway,” he said.