Lucknow: Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) leader Mohammed Shami was shot dead in Allahabad on Sunday night. He was reportedly shot at by two unidentified gunmen who came on a motorbike.
The incident took place in Allahabad’s Mau Aima. Mohhamed Shami was going towards his car parked outside his office, when he was fatally shot.
Sources said that he fell down immediately and the accused fled from the spot.
The 60-year-old deceased was a local leader. After the incident, locals and supporters of Shami reportedly held a protest.
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The incident took place hours after Yogi Adityanath in his swearing-in ceremony as Uttar Pradesh CM vowed to improve the law and order situation in the state.