Badaun (U.P.): A police officer was allegedly shot dead by a person in Gunnaur area, officials said here on Wednesday.

Navratan Singh, in charge of Pataria outpost, was shot by the person in Lavar village on Tuesday night. Mr. Singh was rushed to a hospital where doctors declared him brought dead, they said. Mr. Singh along with one of his colleague had gone to Lavar village to settle a property dispute.