Patna, May 31: A BJP leader was allegedly beaten to death by unidentified men in Begusarai district of Bihar.
The deceased identfied as Gopal Singh, was attacked early on Friday with iron rods and bamboo sticks when he was sleeping outside his house.
“Gopal Singh was attacked when he was sleeping outside his house in Amraur Kiratpur village with iron rods and bamboo sticks by unidentified persons,” news agency IANs quoted a police official as saying.
Singh was the BJP President of Amraur panchayat unit, and his murder has triggered tension in the area.
A case has been registered under relevant sections of the law in the incident and further investigation is underway.