Police have arrested three people, including the main accused in the shooting death of a BJP Mandal vice-president in Uttar Pradesh’s Firozabad district on Friday evening. Police are interrogating the accused. ADG Agra Ajay Anand said BJP divisional vice-president Dayashankar Gupta was sitting outside his shop on Friday even ing when he was shot dead by three bikers. Police then started searching for the accused. Police had success on Saturday morning.
# Update Three persons including the main accused have been detained and are being interrogated: ADG Agra, Ajay Anand
DK Gupta, a BJP leader, was shot dead by bikers outside his shop late at night. https://t.co/yZLN2wgktI
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I tell you that Shanti Swarup Gupta, son of Dayashankar Gupta (43), a resident of Narkhi Outpost, Nagla Beach, has a building material and shop in Main Market. He was also the BJP’s Mandal vice-president. He was in his shop on Friday evening. As he was preparing to go home, three bikers stopped him, shot him dead and fled. The merchants fell to the ground as soon as they were shot in the chest. People nearby came and picked them up. People informed the surrounding families and the crowd gathered. Angry people block the Etah-Tundla route. As soon as the death notice came, the mob started demanding action against the accused.
The debate was held on Facebook
Police reached the spot after the incident. During the investigation, police said the businessman was told by someone two days ago. After that there was a debate on Facebook.
The businessman was also killed 18 years ago
Former chief and business leader Dinesh Gupta was shot dead by bikers at Nagla Beach. Traders also remembered the old incident after this incident.