Lucknow, Dec 3 (IANS) The body of a nephew of Samajwadi Party legislator Vijay Mishra was on Thursday found inside a sack in Allahabad, police said.
Mishra, legislator from Gyanpur (Sant Kabeer Nagar), has a criminal past.
His nephew Umesh Mishra was reported missing on Wednesday and his body was later found inside a sack in Baani village.
As soon as the body was found, angry relatives and supporters of the ruling party legislator blocked traffic on the Varanasi highway and pelted stones at passers-by.
They also damaged a motorbike and a tanker truck, alleging that police sent the body for post-mortem examination without informing the family.
Police have been deployed in a large number in the area.