Muslim cleric shot dead in Etah

Etah: A Muslim cleric was shot dead by four unidentified persons at a madrassa here allegedly over an old enmity, police said on Sunday.

The incident occurred last night when the unidentified persons entered a madrassa here and opened fire at mufti Shahjad Ali, they said, adding the mufti was rushed to a hospital where he was declared brought dead.

An old enmity with is suspected to be the reason behind the murder, police said.

An FIR has been lodged in this regard and police is investigating the matter.

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