Three unidentified criminals in their early 20s killed advocate Jaldhar Yadav (50) in his house at Heru Diaraunder New Ram Nagar police station area on the outskirts of the town on Tuesday. The criminals fled on foot, his neighbours said.
“The advocate was declared brought dead by the doctors at the hospital,” police said.
“According to family members, three persons posing as clients came and discussed about filing a bail application at the civil court on Wednesday. After going through the papers, Yadav started writing the bail petition when one of the criminals shot him from close range,” police said. ASP Harishankar Kumar said the reason behind the crime was not known.