Akhilesh Jaiswal,35,a provisions store owner,who was also the brother of a village pradhan,was shot dead by four assailants in Kasimabad area of Ghazipur on Sunday night. He was declared brought dead at hospital.
Locals caught one of the assailants and lynched him to death.
The residents also burned bikes left behind by the assailants and,later,blocked the main road demanding justice. The blockade was removed on Monday. Police have registered a murder case in connection with the shop owners death. However,no case has so far been registered in connection with the lynching.