Bijnore: A Bahujan Samaj Party (BSP) pioneer along with his nephew were shot dead in Bijnor district Tuesday.

Haji Ahsan, 55, was at his office with his 28-year old nephew Shadab on Tuesday day, when two guys came indoors and opened fire. Police reports stated that the amount of assailants was .

A senior police officer stated: “One of the three men waited outside the office, while two moved in with a pistol hidden in a sweet box. They opened fire at Haji Ahsan and when his nephew tried to stop them, they shot at him too. Both of them died on the spot.”

The authorities stated that there wasn’t any sign of any private enmity because the rationale behind the crime. Police have established teams to nab the killers.

This is the third strike on a political party employee since the Lok Sabha election results had been declared May 23.

A former village head in Amethi, who worked closely with BJP leader Smriti Irani throughout her effort, was shot dead on Sunday. Amethi — a bastion of those Gandhi household for a long time — had hunted out Congress President electing Irani.

Before that, a Samajwadi pioneer (SP) and zila panchayat member Vijay Yadav has been shot dead in Ghazipur.

On Monday, the other SP leader and former MP Kamlesh Balmiki was discovered dead under mysterious circumstances at his house in Bulandshahr district.

Source: IANS