Nine months after the murder of Hindu Yuva Vahini (HYV) leader Rambabu Gupta,his relative Ram Mohan,was shot dead by motorcycle-borne assailants in Ambedkar Nagar Wednesday night. Ram Mohan was a medicine shop owner at Tanda town. His death sparked tension in the area following which police was deployed.
Locals staged protests demanding the arrest of the accused and stopped police from taking his body for post-mortem.
Faizabad Range DIG,BD Paulson said senior officials are camping in the area to avoid any untoward incident.
In March,Rambabu Gupta was shot by miscreants in Tanda. His murder led to arson and imposition of curfew in town. Police arrested Irfan and Mukul Mishra and claimed the murder was not sequel to a political rivalry. BJP MP from Gorakhpur Yogi Adityanath heads HYV.