Lucknow: The son of a former BJP MLA was allegedly shot dead at the Kasmanda House, barely 300 metres from the Uttar Pradesh Legislature building and the state BJP office, according to sources.
Vaibhav Tiwari, 36, the son of former Domariyaganj MLA Prem Prakash Tiwari alias Gippy Tiwari, was called by some of his acquaintances from his home at Kasmanda House, sources said.
Following an altercation, Tiwari was shot dead, the police said.
The police said that an investigation is going on.
Gippy Tiwari was the BJP MLA from Domariyaganj in 1989, 1991 and 1993. In 2014, he joined the Samajwadi Party.