Lucknow, February 03 (KMS): All India Majlis-e-Ittehadul Muslimeen (AIMIM) chief Asaduddin Owaisi has escaped unhurt after some armed men opened fire on his vehicle in Kithaur, Meerut, in Uttar Pradesh (UP) state.
The armed men fired four rounds of bullets at the vehicle of Hyderabad Member of Parliament (MP) Asaduddin Owaisi, today, at around 5:30pm local time and fled from the scene leaving their weapons there.
According to report, Owaisi was leaving for New Delhi after a poll event in Kithaur and ‘three to four’ armed men opened fire on his vehicle slowing down near Chhajarsi toll plaza.
Following the gun attack, tyres of Owaisi’s car got punctured and he left in another vehicle.
Asaduddin Owaisi shared the picture of his car, saying that four rounds were fired at his vehicle.
He added that there were three to four attackers who later ran away and left the weapons there. He said that he remained safe in the incident.
The Hyderabad MP demanded UP, Modi governments and Election Commission to conduct an independent inquiry.