Mau (U.P.): A trader was shot dead by unidentified persons allegedly over some family feud in Sadatpur locality, a senior police officer said here on Tuesday.

Vijay Narain Pandey was shot at by unidentified persons on Monday night when he was returning home from his shop at Azeem market, Superintendent of Police Veer Bahadur Singh said, adding he died on his way to a hospital. Prima facie it seems that Mr. Pandey was killed over some family tiff, Mr. Singh said.