The Uttar Pradesh Police have released CCTV footage of the suspected killers of Vishwa Hindu Mahasabha president Ranjeet Bachchan, who was shot dead in Lucknow's Hazratganj area.
Police also announced a reward of Rs 50,000 to those who pass on information about the killers. On Sunday, Bachchan was shot dead by bike-borne assailants while he was on a morning walk in Hazratganj area, police said.
"Ranjeet was shot dead while he was on his morning walk. Unknown men attacked him," Dinesh Singh, DCP Central Lucknow said.
Bachchan, a native of Gorakhpur, was closely associated with the Samajwadi Party and its leader Akilesh Yadav in the past. Police have formed eight teams to looking into the murder.