August 16th, 2011
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RTI activist shot dead in broad daylight

masoodBhopal: Shehla Masood,a Bhopal based lady RTI activist was  allegedly shot dead by an unidentified gunman in front of her residence in the posh Koh-e-Fiza locality, police said.

Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Adarsh Katiyar said that she was shot dead at 11 am when she was sitting in her car.The motive and details of the killing are still unknown, he said.The police added that a hunt has been launched to nab the assailant.

Shehla, who sat on a fast here recently in support of Anna Hazare’s ‘India Against Corruption’ campaign had also been working on a number of other projects, including wildlife conservation. She was actively involved in raising issues related to the deaths of tigers in the various sanctuaries of Madhya Pradesh.

Known to be a hard worker, Shehla also ran a company called ‘Miracles’ which used to do various things, including event management.


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