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BJP worker shot dead in Delhi’s Mayur Vihar

New Delhi, April 21 (KMS): A district-level BJP worker, Jeetu Chaudhary, was shot dead by unknown assailants in New Delhi.

According to Kashmir Media Service, the BJP worker was killed at Mayur Vihar phase-3 area of the city, DCP East Priyanka Kashyap said.

A few empty cartridges and other important evidence have been recovered, the Delhi police officer added.

“The accused persons are absconding. Few empty cartridges and other important evidence have been recovered from the crime scene. Search for eyewitnesses and CCTV footage being done,” she said.

Eye witnesses confirmed that four assailants on two motorbikes came near Chaudhary, shot him and fled away.

The police booked unknown individuals for the attack. According to a police statement, beat staff of PS Ghazipur noticed a gathering near pocket C-1, Mayur Vihar-III, New Delhi.

Choudhary (42), a resident of B-10, pocket C-1, Mayur Vihar-III, was engaged in real estate business and it is suspected that he was killed because of some business disputes, the police said.

Police are probing the matter to trace the culprits and statements of eyewitnesses are being recorded. CCTV footage from the area is also being examined.

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