Five unidentified motorcycle- borne assailants allegedly shot dead a former village head in the Asmoli police station area here, police said today.
The victim, identified as Shivraj Singh (65), was standing before a liquor shop when five motorcycle-borne assailants shot him, Additional Superintendent of Police (ASP)Pankaj Pandey said.
"Singh died on the spot. He was a former village pradhan," the ASP informed.
A case has been registered and a hunt is on to nab the accused at the earliest, he added.
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