Shahjahanpur: In a daring daylight crime, a lawyer was shot dead inside the civil court premises here on Monday.
According to the police, the crime took place in the office of the ACJM on the third floor of the court building.
The deceased lawyer Bhupendra Singh was shot dead with a country-made pistol at around 1145 hours. The criminal escaped after leaving the firearm at the spot. At the time of the incident, there was no one in the office.
The police are investigating the case.