Prime Witness In Raju Pal Murder Case Killed In Prayagraj, Police Gunner Also Dead After Murderous Daylight Attack
Prayagraj, February 24 (TNA) in a shocking daylight incident in Dhoomanganj area of Prayagraj, the prime witness in the Raju Pal murder case - Umesh Pal, was shot dead when unidentified persons opened fire on him. First there was gun fire and then countrymade bombs were hurled at his home. His police gunner was also killed in the attack.
In this attack, Umesh Pal had suffered serious injuries and was rushed to the Swaroop Rani Hospital where hewas treated for a while and his condition was critical. He was however declared dead after all attempts to revive him failed. Umesh Pal is considered very close to Puja Pal, the incumbent legislator from Sirathu and also the widow of former MLA Raju Pal.
Owing to persistent threats to his life, Pal was assigned a security detail of two police constables, both of whom were injured in the attack. One of them also died. Raju Pal’s murder is being investigated by thge CBI. More details are awaited.