Sushil Verma, a gutka trader, was finalising the day's account alongwith his son Abhishek when three unidentified people entered their office and shot at Abhishek who succumbed to his injuries while in hospital.
Shah will be meeting the family of the businessman on Friday. The BJP president's padyatra was scheduled on Friday following which he was to interact with the traders. However, keeping in mind the above incident the foot march was cancelled.
Shah, however, addressed a rally on Friday in Meerut where he took a jibe at the SP-Congress aliiance and said that the BJP would make UP a 'gunda-free' state. "We will have anti-Romeo squad in every college so that out girls will be safe," Shah said during his rally.