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UP BJP Leader Shot Dead During Morning Walk in Baghpat, CM Yogi Orders Probe

Former district president of Uttar Pradesh BJP and a local party leader Sanjay Khokhar was shot dead at his own farm fields in Baghpat when he went out on a morning walk on Tuesday.

Shivani Arora

Shivani AroraBy Shivani Arora

Published on 11 Aug 2020 7:00 AM GMT

UP BJP Leader Shot Dead During Morning Walk in Baghpat, CM Yogi Orders Probe
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Former district president of Uttar Pradesh BJP and a local party leader Sanjay Khokhar was shot dead at his own farm fields in Baghpat when he went out on a morning walk on Tuesday. Three unidentified men opened fire at BJP leader Sanjay Khokhar when he was out on a morning walk. The incident took place in Chaprauli area of Baghpat in UP.

Police personnel have rushed to the spot where the blood-soaked body of Sanjay Khokhar was recovered from the fields.

A video doing the rounds on social media show the bloodied body of Sanjay Khokhar lying in a narrow alley between the fields as locals and police personnel crowd look on.

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CM Adityanath:

Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath has expressed grief at the killing of Sanjay Khokhar and ordered probe to nab the culprits.

In addition, he has ordered an investigation into the killing and has asked for a report within 24 hours.

This is not the first time that miscreants have targeted a leader in Baghpat. Earlier in June, a BJP leader's son was killed in gunfire in Baghpat.

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Shivani Arora

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