BJP leader DK Gupta was shot dead by unknown assailants in Uttar Pradesh's Firozabad on Friday, police said.
As per reports, Gupta was leaving after closing his shop when three bike-borne assailants opened fire on him.
Speaking to newsmen, police officer Mukesh Kumar Mishra said, “Some unknown men targeted the BJP leader in the marketplace. We are carrying out a probe. We talked to the protesters to calm them down. We are aiming for a breakthrough in the next 24 hours.”
The family members have given the name of some suspects with whom the victim had some disputes and the police has been acting accordingly.