Ghaziabad, August 30: A lawyer was shot dead by unidentified gunmen in his chamber in Sadar tehsil under the Sihani gate police station area in Ghaziabad on Wednesday. The lawyer, identified as Monu Chaudhary, was having food in his chamber number 95 when the gunmen attacked him, police said. The incident occurred around 2 p.m. and Choudhary's body was found in a pool of blood on his seat.  US Shooting: Faculty Member Killed After Gunman Opens Fire, Students Jump Out of Windows at University of North Carolina in Chapel Hill (Watch Video)

The police have sent the body for post-mortem and are examining CCTV footage to identify assailants. Chaudhary had contested election for the Tehsil Bar Association. Punjab Shocker: Teenage Girl Shot Dead by Stalker in Ajnala Village, Investigation Underway

Lawyer Shot Dead in Uttar Pradesh

In view of the statewide advocates' strike called by Bar Council of Uttar Pradesh today, police forces were deployed in courts and tehsils, but despite that the assailants committed the crime and fled the scene. The entire incident has raised questions over police security.

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