Local BJP leader attacked in Mathura on polling day

Local BJP leader attacked in Mathura on polling day
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Senior SP Anirudh Pankaj said, 'There was some sort of clash between two BJP factions, including Sumit Verma, Hari Om Yadav and Ram ji Lal.'

Mathura: After polling ended in Mathura Lok Sabha constituency on Thursday, a local BJP leader was attacked by some miscreants while he was sitting outside a polling station here.

Senior Superintendent of Police Anirudh Pankaj said: "There was some sort of clash between two BJP factions, including Sumit Verma, Hari Om Yadav and Ram ji Lal on Wednesday. Thereafter, on polling day, Arun, brother of Hari Om Yadav allegedly attacked Ram ji Lal. Investigation is underway. A police team has been sent for further enquiry."

A local BJP leader Chetan Swaroop alleged that some Samajwadi Party (SP) workers who have threatened him earlier are involved in the attack.

The doctor who gave treatment to Ram ji Lal in Mathura said, "There was an injury on Ram ji Lal's head. After the first aid, he has been referred to Agra for further treatment. His condition is stable."

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