Begusarai (Bihar), May 31 (IANS) Tension gripped Singhaul area in Bihar's Begusarai district on Friday after a BJP leader was shot dead by unidentified men, police said.
"Gopal Singh, 42, was the President of Amraur panchayat's BJP unit. He was sleeping outside his house on Thursday night, when he was attacked with iron rods and bamboo sticks by unidentified persons. They later fired a gunshot at him, he died on the spot," a police official said.
Singhaul police station in-charge Manish Kumar said: "People are claiming a property dispute to be the motive behind the killing. We are still investigating the case."