Chandra Mohan Sharma had fought against illegal encroachments. His body was found charred and the car was also burnt. A case of murder has been filed by the police.
The activist's family has alleged that he was murdered. Sharma had reportedly filed a police complaint on Wednesday saying there was a threat to his life. Reportedly, he had named some people. Now, the family accused the police of not acting on that complaint.
A well-known figure in the field of RTI activism, Sharma had filed queries on the alleged illegal takeover of temple land near his home in Greater Noida.