Bhadoi, Jan 28: A ruling BJP leader from Jaunpur was gunned down at a marriage function in Gopiganj area of the district here, police said on Monday.
Police said that the BJP leader Dinesh Chandra Mishra(48), had come along with the groom from Jaunpur to the bride's house at Dhanipur village in Gopiganj area on Sunday night, when one of his relatives opened fire on him from a close distance, leading to the death of the leader on the spot.
The accused fled from the scene but a FIR has been registered against Virendra Mishra for killing the leader.
Police has launched a manhunt to nab the culprit. (UNI)