According to a heated topic in town the son of a Bahartiya Janta Party leader was shot dead in front of his residence late in the night on Saturday in Lucknow. According to the Superintendent of Police, Deepak Kumar, Vaibhav Tiwari, the victim, was called outside of his home, in the posh area of Hazratganj, by his business partner Suraj Shukla, who was accompanied by Vikram Singh, a close friend.
Some eye witnesses said that the three had some argument after which one of them shot Tiwari. He was declared dead at Lohia Hospital later in the night.
Vaibhav Tiwari was the ‘Gram Pradhan’ of Domariyaganj. His father was the BJP MLA from the Domariyaganj area for the years 1989, 1991 and 1993. According to police the murder took place over some quarrel in the business matter of Tiwari.
The assassins are believed to be associates of Tiwari. The police confirmed that Singh has a criminal record. The investigations regarding the case are going on, confirmed the police!