RSS worker shot dead in Uttar Pradesh’s Firozabad

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Published: July 4, 2018 10:13:22 PM

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed grief and announced an ex-gratia of Rs five lakhs to the kin of the deceased and another Rs five lakh from the 'Mukhyamantri Kisan Ayam Sarvhit Bima Yojna'.

RSS worker shot dead in Uttar Pradesh’s Firozabad (Representational Image)

A 34-year-old RSS worker was shot dead by two unidentified, bike-borne assailants, in the Uttar area here, police said today. The assailants opened fire at Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) worker Sandeep Sharma in a lane at Daya Nagar last night, they said. Sharma was rushed to a hospital in a serious condition, where doctors declared him “brought dead”, police officials said adding the body was sent for post-mortem.

UP Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed grief and announced an ex-gratia of Rs five lakhs to the kin of the deceased and another Rs five lakh from the ‘Mukhyamantri Kisan Ayam Sarvhit Bima Yojna’, a government spokesman said in Lucknow. The chief minister also directed a thorough probe into the incident and sought strong action against the culprits, the spokesman said. No arrest has so far been made, police said.

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