New Delhi: Hours after the Aam Aadmi Party (AAP) swept the polls in the recently held Delhi Vidhan Sabha elections; some unidentified miscreants fired shots at AAP leader Naresh Yadav’s convoy while he was returning from a temple. Yadav escaped unhurt but one of his volunteers died on the spot while another received bullet injuries.
Reacting to the incident Yadav said it is “unfortunate”. He added that around 4 rounds were fired and sought for police inquiry to identify the assailant. The deceased has been identified as Ashok Mann (45).
Confirming the incident AAP took to its Twitter and wrote, “Shots fired at AAP MLA Naresh Yadav and the volunteers accompanying him while they were on way back from temple. At least one volunteer has passed away due to bullet wounds, another is injured.”
An FIR has been registered at Kishangarh police station and further investigations are underway.