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BJP supporter shoots brother for voting for Congress

ANI
Published : May 15, 2019, 10:42 am IST
Updated : May 15, 2019, 10:50 am IST

Mother of the victim also sustained injuries in the incident.

'When we reached there, accused Dharmendra fled away from the spot,' Police said. (Photo: Representational)
 'When we reached there, accused Dharmendra fled away from the spot,' Police said. (Photo: Representational)

Jhajjar: A BJP supporter on Monday allegedly shot at his cousin brother after he voted for Congress in the ongoing elections here.

According to locals, on May 12 a clash between Congress supporters and BJP supporters took place. After voting, BJP supporter Dharmender shot his cousin brother Raja because he voted for the Congress. Mother of the victim also sustained injuries in the incident.

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Station House Officer (SHO), Jhajjar Ramesh Kumar said, "We got information about firing incident in Sailana village on Monday. When we reached there, accused Dharmendra fled away from the spot. The bullet was fired from an illegal weapon. We have registered the case based on the complaint of victim Raja."

"There was a quarrel between Dharmendra and Raja on the polling day.

Dharmendra was asking Raja to vote in favour of the BJP but Raja did not listen to him. On Monday morning, Dharmendra started firing aiming at Raja who was later admitted to PGI. His condition is stable now," said Phulmati, mother of the victim.

Tags: bjp, congress
Location: India, Haryana