Protests erupt in Allahabad over lawyer's dead

DN Bureau

The lawyer, Rajesh Srivastava, was killed in Colonelganj's Manmohan Park area while he was on his way to the office.


Allahabad: Protests erupted in several parts of Uttar Pradesh's Allahabad city after a lower court lawyer was shot dead in a busy marketplace in Gonda district on Thursday.

The lawyer, Rajesh Srivastava, was killed at around 10.30 a.m. in Colonelganj's Manmohan Park area while he was on his way to the office.

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Meanwhile, lawyers protesting their colleague lawyer's death set a bus on fire near the District Magistrate's office in Allahabad.

The motive behind the murder is yet to be ascertained.

An investigation is underway. (ANI)

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