Two BJP youth wing office bearers dead in road accident in UP's Sitapur

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Sitapur (UP), Feb 23 (PTI) Two officer bearers of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha (BJYM) died when the motorcycle they were riding was hit by a truck on the Sitapur-Biswan road here, police said on Tuesday.

Abhishek Awasthi and Akash Mishra were returning from Sitapur on the two-wheeler when the accident took place in the Biswan police station area on Monday night, they said.

They were rushed to the Biswan Community Health Centre, where doctors declared them brought dead, the police said.

Their families were informed and the bodies sent to the district hospital for post-mortem examination, they added.

A case was registered and a search launched for the truck, the police said.

A government spokesman in Lucknow said Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath expressed grief over the incident and directed officials to reach the spot and look into it. PTI Corr SAB IJT