BAREILLY: A Disc Jockey (DJ) operator was shot dead by a youth for not playing a song of latter's choice at Sidhauli village in Meerganj area, police said today.
Arun Valmiki (30) was shot dead by Ashu alias Ishu when he express his inability to play a song demanded by the latter late last night, it said.
The incident took place during a birthday party of the grand daughter of jeweller Hariom Gupta, police said.
Arun was taken to community health centre where doctors declared him dead.
Additional Superintendent of Police Brijesh Srivastava said that following the incident, police raided Ishu's house, but he had fled by then.
The body was sent for post-mortem today, he added.