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UP panchayat poll candidate killed in Bhadohi

Lalji Gautam (51) was attacked by members of his rival group at Dudwa Dharampuri village on Monday night and died on Tuesday at his house.

Published: 27th April 2021 05:05 PM  |   Last Updated: 27th April 2021 05:05 PM   |  A+A-

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By PTI

BHADOHI: A candidate in the Uttar Pradesh panchayat polls was beaten to death at a village here, police said.

Lalji Gautam (51) was attacked by members of his rival group at Dudwa Dharampuri village on Monday night, Circle Officer Prayank Jai said.

He died on Tuesday at his house, the officer said, adding that Gautam was a candidate for the post of village head.

Four persons have been detained in the case and a probe is on in the matter, Jai said.



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