New Delhi | Jagran News Desk: Three-time former MLA Nirvendra Mishra was allegedly beaten to death by a group of people in Uttar Pradesh’s Lakhimpur Kheri District on Sunday over a case of land dispute. The incident took place near the Trikolia Padhua Bus Station in Sampurnanagar area of the district.

According to Mishra’s family members, the 75-year-old former MLA and his son Sanjeev Mishra were attached upon by a group of men on Sunday. The two were rushed to the CTC hospital, where Mishra was declared dead while his son remains in a critical condition. The postmortem report of Nirvendra Mishra is awaited.

Mishra was in dispute with one Kishan Lal Gupta and one Radheshyam Gupta, who are the residents of residents of Pallia - over the possession of a piece of land.  The disputed land was in one Sameer Gupta’s name and Mishra was opposing its possession. The case is in the court. A case under section 107/116 had been registered against Mishra and his son in the past

No arrest has been made in the case so far. Mishra's family members have alleged that UP police is in cahoots with the alleged murderers.

Nirvendra Mishra was a three-time MLA from the Lakhimpur Kheri District.

Meanwhile, former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav and Mayawati have condemned the killing of the former MLA. Taking to Twitter, Yadav said that the entire state is shocked by the incident.

Posted By: Lakshay Raja