Uttar Pradesh polls 2022: BJP youth wing office-bearer shot by motorcycle-borne assailants in Etawah

PTI | Published: 29th January 2022 07:57 PM
Image used for representational purpose only. (Express Illustrations)

ETAWAH (UTTAR PRADESH): A divisional-level office-bearer of the Bharatiya Janata Yuva Morcha, BJP's youth wing, was seriously injured after being shot at by motorcycle-borne assailants in poll-bound Uttar Pradesh's Etawah district, police said on Saturday.

The incident took place in the Friends Colony police station area on Friday evening, they said.

Etawah SSP Jai Prakash Singh said that Amit Barua (26), divisional-level president of Ekdil unit of the BJP Yuva Morcha, was standing near his vehicle under an overbridge along with some locals when he was fired at and seriously injured.

Police rushed him to the district hospital from where he was referred to Medical College Saifai, the SSP said, adding that the attackers would be identified and arrested soon.

Tags : Etawah BJP BJP youth wing BJ Yuva Morcha Etawah shooting Uttar Pradesh Uttar Pradesh Polls Uttar Pradesh Elections Uttar Pradesh Polls 2022 Uttar Pradesh Elections 2022 Uttar Pradesh Assembly Polls Uttar Pradesh Assembly Elections

More from this section

SC to hear plea challenging inspection, video survey of premises inside Gyanvapi mosque on Tuesday
Stones hurled at Dalit man's wedding venue in MP; 5 held
Kejriwal meeting party MLAs over BJP's 'bulldozer politics'
Rebels want comforts of life with public money, not settlement, says Nagaland Deputy CM
PM Modi lays foundation of Buddhist cultural centre in Lumbini

Next >>