Sambhal:  A 35-year-old siksha mitra was shot dead allegedly over an illicit relationship in Asmoli area, a police said today.

The victim, Kamil was shot at by Anup Singh and his aides in Gangadaspur village last evening and he later died during treatment, Additional Superintendent of Police V K Mishra said.

He said prima facie it seemed that the incident was a fallout of an illicit relationship.

A case has been lodged and the matter is being investigated, police said, adding, the accused is still  absconding.

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