New Delhi, March 20: In a shocking incident in Uttar Pradesh, a Muslim BSP(Bahujan Samaj Party) leader named Mohd Shami was shot dead in Allahabad.
The news came just hours after Yogi Adityanath took oath as the Chief Minister and assured to maintain law and order in the state.
The murder was committed on late Sunday night when bike-borne assailants opened fire on Mohd Shami in Mau Aima area.
As per reports, Shami was near a petrol pump going inside his car at around 9:30 am, when unknown assailants approached him, shot 5 bullets in his body, and left him dead on the spot.
A former Samajwadi Party leader, Shami had switched to BSP just before the Uttar Pradesh assembly election.
Police have launched a manhunt to nab the unidentified assailants.