Jaunpur (Uttar Pradesh), April 8 (IANS) A 40-year-old history sheeter, Azizullah, was shot dead in Jaunpur on Tuesday. The criminal was shot in the mouth and his body was thrown into a wheat field in Hauz Chitarsari area under the Kotwali police circle.
The police, on receiving information, seized the body and sent it for post mortem.
Azizullah was a known criminal of the district and has been to jail on several occasions. His family members, however, claimed that he was working as a property dealer and had been threatened by rivals after their mobile phone went missing.
No arrests have yet been made in this case so far.