BSP leader found dead in Uttar Pradesh

September 10th, 2008 - 4:54 pm ICT by IANS  

Bahujan Samaj PartyLucknow, Sep 10 (IANS) A leader of the ruling Bahujan Samaj Party was found murdered in a lake in Uttar Pradesh’s Pratapgarh district, the police said Wednesday.”The body of Jeet Lal Singh, who was a member of the village panchayat, carried several bullet injuries,” police officer Dhruv Shukla told IANS on phone.

The body was recovered late Tuesday night from the lake in Maheshganj locality in Tada Bazaar village in Pratapgarh, about 150 km from Lucknow, he added.

Family members of the deceased had registered a complaint with the police when Jeet Lal did not return home till 9 p.m., the police said.

The police said the incident can be a fall out of political rivalry. No arrest has been made in connection with the murder, said Shukla

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