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SP MLA’s brother kills man after row over vehicle overtaking

A Samajwadi Party (SP) MLA’s brother allegedly shot dead a man, following a dispute over their vehicles brushing against each other during overtaking near Tribhuvan Nagar in Dhanepur area here, police said. 

The accused, Annu Yadav, brother of SP MLA from Balrampur Sadar Jagram Paswan, was arrested from Gomti Nagar area in Lucknow, SP Pradeep Kumar Yadav said. “Annu Yadav, the main accused and MLA’s brother, who shot dead a person, has been arrested and hunt is on for rest,” DGP Jaweed Ahmad tweeted.

The incident took place on March 5 night when Paswan’s brothers Annu and Pappu and a relative, Angad, were returning from a marriage function and they had a dispute with some people over overtaking of their vehicle and then opened fire, the SP said.

Jairam Yadav (40) was killed on the spot in the firing, he said. An FIR has been registered against Annu, Pappu and Angad, police said, adding that they were trying to nab the absconding accused.
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