The former head of Dhanaura Silverpur village in Uttar Pradesh's Baghpat district was shot dead by three motorcycle-borne men, police said on Wednesday.
Rishipal Rana, 55, was going to a shop on Tuesday night on his motorcycle when the assailants on two other motorcycles intercepted him and opened fire at him, killing him on the spot, said police officer Anil Kumar Singh on Wednesday.
The assailants also took away Mr Rana's licenced revolver, the ASP said.
The victim's family has lodged an FIR against unknown persons, said the officer, adding the investigation is going on in the case.
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