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20 Oct 2018, 10:09 HRS IST
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  • Former village pradhan killed in UP

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22:12 HRS IST

Mathura, Jan 13 (PTI) Unidentified motorcycle-borne assailants shot dead a former village head in Chatta police station area here today, police said.

The assailants shot the victim, identified as Sharman Chaudhary -- former head of Gohari village -- from a point- blank range and then fled, they said.

"Chaudhary was rushed to a private hospital where he succumbed to injuries," a police official said.

Infuriated by the incident, hundreds of villagers blocked National Highway-2 situated near the village.

The blockade was continuing when the last report came in.

The deceased is related to UP's Cabinet Minister for Dairy Development Laxmi Narayan Chaudhary.

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