Jailed former Rashtriya Janata Dal MP Mohammad Shahabuddin’s nephew was shot dead in Bihar’s Siwan district, triggering violent protests, police said on Saturday.
The attackers pumped the bullets into his chest and Yusuf died on the spot,” Jha said, adding it was not yet clear what led to the murder.
Yusuf was close to his cousin Mohammad Osama, Shahabuddin’s son.
Hundread of angry villagers, mostly Shahabussin’s supporters, blocked roads and demanded action.
Shahabuddin is currently lodged in Tihar jail in Delhi.