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UP Bar Council chief shot dead in Agra court

IANS  |  Agra 

The first woman of the Bar Council, Darwesh Yadav, was shot dead in Civil courts on Wednesday allegedly by her own colleague Manish Sharma, police said.

pumped three bullets, and later shot himself.

The two were rushed to Pushpanjli hospital, where doctors declared her dead. The condition of remains critical.

The body of has been sent for post mortem, a said.

was elected of the Bar on June 9 at Prayagraj. She was the first woman of the

Manish was her close associate. The two were meeting lawyers in their chambers to thank them for their support.

Some eye witnesses said the two had heated arguments in Arvind Mishra's chamber, when lost his cool, pulled out his pistol and fired at Darwesh from point blank range.



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First Published: Wed, June 12 2019. 17:16 IST