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Samajwadi Party leader killed, people hold protests

Sentinel Digital DeskBy : Sentinel Digital Desk

  |  21 July 2015 12:00 AM GMT

Lucknow, July 20: A leader of Uttar Pradesh’s ruling Samajwadi Party was killed when unidentified people fired at him in Mau district, sparking a protest on Monday. Police said the deceased, Viy Chaubey, was on his way to home on Sunday night with a friend when some unidentified people opened indiscrimite fire at them in Bhawanipur Chatti area. Chaubey, hit by five bullets, was rushed to a nearby health centre where he succumbed to his injuries early on Monday. His body was sent for post-mortem. A police officer told IANS that a manhunt was launched to b the culprits. The killing led to a protest by locals who blocked traffic for several hours, seeking immediate arrest of the assailants. (IANS)

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