Meerut: The traders in Meerut city are up in arms against the administration after a local BJP leader was shot dead in the central market of Shastri Nagar under Nauchandi police station late Wednesday night.
SSP Dinesh Chandra Dubey
The deceased Mohit was treasurer of Bharatiya Janata Party Yuva Morcha at ward level and his father used to run a shopt with the name of Vishal Foods. Some motorbike-borne miscreants came to the shop in the late night and fired at Mohit in the presence of servants. he was rushed to hospital where he was declared as 'dead'.
As the news spread, the traders gathered in the area demanding immediate arrest of the culprits and security to their community.
Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Dinesh Chandra Dubey said that a named FIR was lodged in this connection while a manhunt was launched to grab the criminals.