A 35-year-old BSP panchayat member from Uttar Pradesh died on the spot when unknown miscreants opened fire on him in Delhi’s Batla House area on Monday. The deceased was identified as Dilshad, who was living in Jogha Bai Extension in Jamia Nagar, police said.

“Police were informed about the incident at 6.05 pm, following which the BSP panchayat member was rushed to Holy Family Hospital where he died during the course of treatment,” said Chinmoy Biswal, Deputy Commissioner of Police (southeast).

Dilshad is survived by wife, an eight-year-old daughter, two sons, aged seven years and seven months, respectively.

He was involved in real estate business in Okhla and was also connected to the Bahujan Samaj Party in Meerut, as per a statement by police.

It is suspected that the murder was a fallout of personal enmity.

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