UP: SP leader shot dead by wife's lover in Sambhal
A Samajwadi Party (SP) leader has been shot dead by his wife's lover in Sambhal, Uttar Pradesh, police said today. The politician, 35-year-old Jagdish Mali, got embroiled in a fight with one Dilip, who was his wife's paramour, when the latter opened fire in the heat of the moment. Mali died on the spot, said Yamuna Prasad, Superintendent of Police, Chandausi police station.
Wife arrested, lover absconding
Dilip fled the scene after the incident. Meanwhile, Mali's brother lodged an FIR against Dilip and Mali's wife. While Mali's wife has been arrested, efforts are on to nab Dilip. SP district unit President, Firoz Khan, who met the deceased's family, described Mali as hardworking. He said Mali had sought the ticket for the Chairman's position in Chandausi local body election.