Fmr BJP MP, wife escape unhurt in firing incident

Last Updated: Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 12:53

Bharatpur: Former BJP MP Vishvendra Singh and
his wife Divya today escaped unhurt when an unidentified
assailant opened fire at them during a demonstration outside a
hotel here.

Vishvendra Singh, who belong to a royal family, along
with his wife Divya and 200 other supporters were protesting
outside the hotel whose owner had written a book allegedly
criticising the royals, police said.

The supporters ransacked the hotel following which someone from inside the building fired at the former MP and his
wife, they said.

Two persons were injured in the incident, police said,
adding the kind of wound suffered by them is not clear yet.
Senior police officers have reached the trouble spot and
investigations are on.

PTI



First Published: Thursday, September 1, 2011 - 12:53

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