Vishva Hindu Mahasabha leader Ranjit Bachchan was shot dead on Sunday morning while he was out for a morning walk.
While the leader was taking a stroll in Hazratganj, bike-borne assailants fired on his head multiple times and died on the spot.
His brother has also suffered bullet injuries and was rushed to a trauma centre.
Dinesh Singh, DCP Central Lucknow, said, “The body has been identified as of Ranjit Bachchan, who had gone out on morning walk when some unknown assailant shot him. A police team has been formed and further investigation is being carried out.”
“Forensic experts are scanning the spot. We have been scanning CCTVs and probing the case from all angles. The culprits will be behind the bars soon,” Singh said.