Jail chief warden shot dead by two motorcycle-borne assailants

Updated: 28 December, 2018 16:14 IST | PTI | Pratapgarh (UP)

The matter is being probed and a search was launched to nab the perpetrators, the SP said. Trivedi belonged to Rae Bareli and was posted here at the district jail, Anand said

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The chief warden of the district jail was shot dead by two motorcycle-borne assailants at the Jail Road Crossing here, police said Friday.

The incident took place Harinarain Trivedi (55) was going to buy vegetables on Thursday afternoon, Superintendent of Police (SP) S Anand said. Though he was rushed to a hospital, doctors declared him dead, he said, adding that the body was sent for postmortem.

The matter is being probed and a search was launched to nab the perpetrators, the SP said. Trivedi belonged to Rae Bareli and was posted here at the district jail, Anand said.

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First Published: 28 December, 2018 16:06 IST

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