A local BJP leader was shot dead this evening in east Delhi, said the police. He was 42. The man has been identified as Jitu Choudhary. BJP Leader Shot Dead Outside Delhi Home.
A police constable found the BJP leader’s body in a pool of blood in front of his house in Mayur Vihar Phase 3. “The victim had gunshot injuries,” the police said in a statement. He was immediately rushed to a hospital where the doctors declared him dead on arrival.
A few cartridges have been recovered from the crime scene, said the police. The police are scanning the CCTV footage. The accused are on the run. BJP leader Jitu Chaudhary was shot dead by bike-borne miscreants outiside his home in Delhi’s Mayur Vihar late on Wednesday. Soon after the incident, cops reached the spot and started a probe.
Sources said Jitu Chaudhary, BJP’s Mayur Vihar District Minister, used to live with his family in Pocket C of Mayur Vihar Phase 3. Sources said the miscreants fired at Jitu when he was standing outside his home. The two bike-borne men fired four rounds at Jitu but one bullet hit his head and the other in his stomach.
He was rushed to Metro Hospital in Noida but he succumbed to injuries during treatment. Cops are now scanning the CCTV footage from around the area to nab the accused. When people got to know of his death, regional BJP leaders reached the hospital.