Former BSP MLA of Bulandshahar Hazi Aleem died under suspicious circumstances in his home on Wednesday. Police have started an investigation in the case and sent the dead body for post-mortem.

The MLA’s blood-soaked body was found in the bedroom of his house, where the police found his pistol and two empty cartridges.

SP (City), Bulandshahar, Praveen Ranjan said that the body of the former BSP MLA was sent for post-mortem and its report is awaited. Further investigation in the case would be conducted based on the report.

Hazi Aleem had returned from Delhi late in the night. When he did not emerge out of his room till 11 in the morning, his men started calling up on his mobile phone which remained unattended. A child was then sent inside through a small window, who unlocked the door from the inside.

Aleem was the MLA from Bulandshahar city for two consecutive terms from 2007.

His second wife was killed by his son from first marriage in Delhi on 2013. His son was arrested in the case. Sources say that he is currently out on bail.

The police are probing all angles in the case.