Ghaziabad: A senior advocate was stabbed to death by unidentified persons near Jawahar Park in the city early Friday morning, police said.

Kunwar Mahmood Yusuf, who also handled property deals, was on his way to a mosque at around 5 am when five unidentified persons attacked him near Jawahar Park. Yusuf was rushed to the hospital, where he was declared brought dead.

Police suspect enmity over a property dispute.

Work at the district court was disrupted after members of the Bar Association protested and called for immediate arrest of the attackers.