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.

–IANS

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