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LUCKNOW: The Karni Sena on Monday got here out in assist of a BJP chief accused of killing a person in Uttar Pradesh’s Ballia district, saying he acted in self-defense.

Dhirendra Pratap Singh had shot and killed Jai Prakash Pal alias Gama (46) final week following a quarrel over the allotment of ration retailers at Durjanpur village in Ballia’s Reoti space.

Earlier, BJP MLA from Bairia Meeting seat Surendra Singh had defended Dhirendra Pratap Singh and demanded a CB-CID probe within the matter.

“Throughout the allotment of ration retailers, the opposite facet indulged in a struggle with Dhirendra’s 84-year-old father on account of which he fired in self-defense,” senior vice-president of Karni Sena, Dhruv Kumar Singh stated.

“It is true that he dedicated the crime however motion must also be taken in opposition to those that compelled him to take action. BJP MLA Surendra Singh is saying the identical factor and our Karni Sena helps him,” he added.

“A delegation of our organisation will go to Ballia on Wednesday and take inventory of the state of affairs,” he stated.

Karni Sena president Veer Pratap Singh Viru alleged that the administration was focusing on the accused and vowed to launch an agitation to hunt justice for him.

After evading arrest for days, the accused was arrested by the Uttar Pradesh Particular Activity Pressure from Lucknow on Sunday and despatched to 14 days judicial custody on Monday.

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