No arrests yet, though people have been detained: Police
One person was seen lying after the firing and another one screamed.
Firoz Khan, SP district president, revealed Diwakar was selected as the party's candidate for elections in the 2017 Assembly polls. He, however, didn't contest as the seat went to the coalition party. Khan blamed local goons for the murders.
Yamuna Prasad, SP Sambhal, said no one was arrested so far.
"Father and son died at the spot in bullet firing. The bodies were sent for post-mortem and FIR is being registered. Three teams were formed, some people were detained and the probe is on," Prasad told ANI.
Shocking video of double murder from UP's Sambhal district. Local Samajwadi party leader Chote lal Diwakar and his son were gunned down by two assailants over a land dispute in the village. @Uppolicepic.twitter.com/OuoYtNEd9K