BSP councillor shot at in Ghaziabad

Last Updated: Saturday, September 17, 2011 - 19:49

Ghaziabad: A municipal corporation member of BSP was shot at by two motorcycle-borne assailants near Guhana village of the district, police said on Saturday.

Ashok Chaudhry, a councillor from Ghaziabad, was attacked last night on the Modinagar-Hapur road while he was going in a car to his brother`s house in Modinagar with a relative, they said.

He was shot at by two assailants who were waiting for him on the road, the police said, adding that Chaudhry was rushed to local hospital in Modinagar in serious condition.

"Some property dispute is said to be the cause of the assault on the BSP leader," Superintendent of Police (rural) AK Mishra said.

The matter is under investigation, he added.

PTI



First Published: Saturday, September 17, 2011 - 19:49

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