UP: SP leader shot dead, police probe land dispute angle
| Thursday | 2nd May, 2019
SAMAJWADI PARTY (SP) leader Rakesh Yadav was shot dead while he was returning home late Tuesday night in Harduaganj police station area of Aligarh.
Assistant Superintendent of Police, Rural, Mani Lal Patidar, said Rakesh Yadav had not lodged any complaint on life threat.
Police are probing land dispute as a possible motive as Yadav was in the real estate business.
AdvertisingRakesh Yadav was in-charge of the party’s Barauli assembly segment, said SP district president, Ashok Yadav.
Station House Officer, Hardu-aganj police station, Sandeep Kumar, said the complainant alleged that a land dispute was a reason behind the attack, but he had not given specific details.
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