UP: lawyer shot dead inside court premises

Basti: In a horrendous incident, an advocate was shot dead on Thursday inside court premises in Basti district. According to sources, Jagnarayan Yadav (63) was working in his chamber when the incident took place.

According to eye-witnesses, two youths came to the victim at around 3.30 pm, and after talking to him for some time, took out a pistol and shot at him. Before the other advocates and people present there could catch the culprit, they managed to escape.

Yadav was rushed to a hospital by the police, however, doctors declared him brought dead.

The reason behind the murder is still unknown.