by, Arshad Afzal Khan | The Times of India – TNN
FAIZABAD: Communal tension gripped Tanda town of Ambedkarnagar district in Uttar Pradesh on Wednesday night after a local VHP leader was shot dead by unidentified gunmen. Keeping in view the simmering tension over the murder, a heavy contingent of security forces including PAC jawans was deployed in the town.
According to official sources, three unidentified gunmen came to the chemist shop of the VHP leader Ram Mohan Gupta in Tanda town and fired three bullets from point blank range. Locals immediately took Gupta to the district hospital where doctors declared him dead on arrival.
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UPDATE: Police on Thursday booked Samajwadi Party MLA from Tanda assembly constituency Azim-Ul-Haq alias ‘Pehelwan’ for involvement in murder of local Vishwa Hindu Parishad leader Ram Mohan Gupta. FIR was lodged against the SP MLA and his three…
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