Sambhal: Crime does not stop in Uttar Pradesh even during lockdown. In Sambhal district, a Samajwadi Party (SP) leader and his son were shot dead in public over a land dispute. The video of the incident is rapidly going viral on social media. The father and son died on the spot. Sambhal SP Yamuna Prasad said a complaint has been registered in the case. 3 teams have been formed. Some people have been detained. The investigation is ongoing.
SP leader Chhotelal Diwakar, 50, and his son were shot dead in the Bahjoi police station area of Sambhal, the SP said on Tuesday.
A road was being constructed under MGNREGA at Shamsoi village in Bahjoi police station area. There was a dispute between Chhotelal Diwakar and Savinder. There was a quarrel between Kahsuni. The deceased were identified as Chhotilal Diwakar, 50, and his son Sunil Kumar, 28.
Former MP Dharmendra Yadav has expressed grief over the incident. He said, “Chhotelal Diwakar was a hardworking leader of our party. He was given a ticket from Chandausi assembly in 2017. But this meeting went to the coalition.
He accused the yogi of the state of being insensitive to the BJP government. “The killing of our leader in Sambal has made it clear that the police are protecting the criminals,” he said. SP workers in the state, especially SP workers, are being openly killed.