BJP MLA’s son opens fire, five Congressmen injured in Jabalpur
Congressmen were injured on Monday when BJP MLA Pratibha Singh’s son opened fire
at his rivals while campaigning at Mankhedi village under the Jabalpur Lok
Sabha seat following a dispute, police said.
“Golu Singh, who
has a past criminal record, fired at his rivals following a dispute in which
five Congressmen identified as Durjan Patel, Abhay Pratap, Nilesh Singh, Rakesh
Patel and Roopsingh Patel suffered injuries,” Deputy Inspector General (DIG)
Makrand Deoskar told reporters.
injured, four were admitted to government medical college here for treatment,
where their condition is said to be stable, he said.
candidate and noted lawyer from Jabalpur Lok Sabha seat Vivek Tankha reached
the hospital where a large number of Congressmen gathered and held protest
demanding action against the accused. So far, Singh has not been arrested, the