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Updated: October 19, 2020 3:40:56 am
A 30-year-old member of the Hindu Jagran Manch (HJM), affiliated to the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh, was repeatedly stabbed allegedly by a neighborhood councillor and his two unidentified associates in Bulandshahr’s Kakod city on Saturday evening after an altercation over the value of a gasoline range. Councillor Nafis has been arrested whereas others are at massive.
Rahul Kumar Jaiswal, who personal a gasoline range store, was taken to a neighborhood authorities hospital from the place he was transferred to a Noida hospital. His situation is alleged to be steady.
Police mentioned Jaiswal was accosted by a drunk Nafis and others whereas he was returning dwelling in Kakod at evening. The accused cornered Jaiswal close to a financial institution, stabbed him 10 occasions and fled, mentioned police.
“Nafis has been arrested whereas the hunt is on for 2 unidentified individuals. Nafis and Jaiswal lately had a row over value of a gasoline range which Nafis had purchased from the store,” R B Singh, answerable for Kakod police station, instructed The Indian Express over the telephone. He mentioned Jaiswal is the co-convener of HJM’s Bulandshahr unit. In the FIR, Kumar’s spouse, Rekha, named Nafis and two others for the assault. Dozens of HJM employees and native merchants staged an illustration exterior Kakod police station and demanded fast arrest of the accused. Policemen from six police stations and PAC personnel had been deployed in Kakod as a precaution, mentioned Singh.
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