Wednesday, April 19, 2023

A former Indian lawmaker and his brother were assassinated in front of live television cameras while in police custody


A former Samajwadi Party member of India’s parliament, [he] was convicted of kidnapping and sentenced to life in prison last month following a long dual career as both a politician and a mainstay of Uttar Pradesh’s criminal underworld.


Following the incident, internet services were temporarily suspended across the city of Prayagraj, also known as Allahabad.