Motorcycle-borne assailants Tuesday shot dead a UP Police constable,posted as the driver of Ghaziabads SP (City),in the neighbouring Baghpat district,police said.
Constable Kishan Pal,a native of Baghpat,was waiting to board a bus to Ghaziabad in Baraut tehsil in Baghpat when he was shot dead,police said.
While some sources said there were two assailants,PTI quoted Baghpat SP,Laxmi Singh as saying,Pal was shot dead by three armed assailants,who fled from the spot.
Rajendra Singh Chauhan,Baraut police station in-charge said Pal was taken to the primary health centre where he was declared dead. Family members and angry villagers blocked the Delhi-Saharanpur highway,disrupting the traffic for over an hour,demanding immediate arrest of the killers.