Violence and firing on 2 sides due to electoral rivalry, businessman died due to bullet injuries in the throat
Jaunpur: A sweet seller was killed in a fight and firing on two sides over electoral rivalry in the Line Bazar area of Jaunpur district in Uttar Pradesh. Police has arrested 2 people in this connection.
Police sources said on Monday that Ramjit Yadav (55), a resident of Kunwarada village, used to run a sweet shop in the market, his brother Jawaharlal Yadav was preparing to contest the village head office. There was a dispute with Swaminath Mishra of the village late on Sunday night. Swaminatha's family began to scramble, and the matter became calm after intervening. When Jawahar's family went to Swami Nath Mishra's house to inquire into the matter, his grandson opened fire, which left Ramjit Yadav's throat ripping. The businessman was rushed to the hospital where doctors declared him dead.
Police arrived at the information of the incident, took Swaminath and one other into custody, the dead body of the deceased has been sent for post-mortem today. The cause of the incident is being touted as electoral rivalry. As a precaution, Superintendent of Police Rajkaran Nayyar has deployed a large number of police forces in the village.