Samajwadi Party leader Jagdish Mali shot dead by wife’s lover

Chandausi killing

The Hush Post: A Samajwadi Party (SP) leader has been shot dead by his wife’s enamour in Chandausi, Sambhal district of Uttar Pradesh. This was confirmed by the police on Saturday.

On Friday, SP leader 35-year-old Jagdish Mali got into a fight with a man named Dilip. Dalip is a man with whom his wife had an alleged illicit relationship. The incident took place in Nai Basti locality under the Chandausi police station.

During the fight, Dilip opened fire at Mali, who died at the spot. An FIR has been filed against Mali’s wife and Dilip on a complaint lodged by the deceased’s brother.

While Mali’s wife has been arrested. Efforts are on to nab Dilip, who fled the scene after the incident, he added.

SP district unit president Firoz Khan, who met the deceased’s family, described Mali as hard-working. He said Mali had sought the ticket for the chairman’s position in Chandausi local body election.

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