Mirzapur: A local Samajwadi Party leader was on Saturday allegedly killed by unidentified persons in Jigna area of Mirzapur district, leading to which his supporters went on rampage and damaged buses.

Body of Baleshwar Bind (37) was found in bushes this morning, police said, adding that he was murdered with sharp-edged weapon.

Bind, who was party's vice-president of Chanabe Assembly seat, left his residence at Bachera Kalan village this morning and hours later he was found murdered.

Agitated over the incident, villagers blocked Allahabad-Mirzapur road and set ablaze two roadways buses and pelted stones on another, police said.

Senior officials have reached the spot and situation was under control, they said.


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