A terrifying video of a local Samajwadi Party leader and his son being shot dead emerged on social media sites. In the video, two men can be seen carrying rifles and arguing with some people.
The incident took place in Sambhal district of Uttar Pradesh. According to reports, the terrifying incident took place following an argument over road construction in the village under the MNREGA scheme.
The Samajwadi Party’s local leader Chote Lal Diwakar and his son Sunil went to the spot to inspect the road construction works. Following an argument, the two other persons carrying rifles shot at the father and son.
“The accused had asked Diwakar to stop work and look for an alternative route. Diwakar did not agree as work had already been allotted,” The Indian Express quoted police as saying.
Police have registered FIR in connection to the incident. The accused persons reportedly escaped after the incident.