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AAP workers manhandled in Dhuri; shots fired in Guru Har Sahai

Aam Aadmi Party workers on Saturday alleged that Congress candidate, Dalvir Singh Goldy, manhandled them along with his supporters in Sultanpur village at a booth in Dhuri segment.

assembly elections Updated: Feb 06, 2017 10:38 IST
HT Correspondent
The police said, according to initial information two persons were injured.
The police said, according to initial information two persons were injured.(HT Photo)

Aam Aadmi Party workers on Saturday alleged that Congress candidate, Dalvir Singh Goldy, manhandled them along with his supporters in Sultanpur village at a booth in Dhuri segment.

However, police reached on the spot and assured the AAP workers to take appropriate action.

“Our two workers were beaten up by Goldy. The victims have been hospitalised” said, Jasbir Singh Sekhon, AAP Dhuri, candidate.

“We are investigating the matter. According to initial information two persons were injured. The further actions will be taken after investigation” said, Bhupinder Singh, in-charge police post, Ranike.

Goldy could not be contacted despite many attempts.

In the video, in Punjabi, as the police officer says that investigation into the incident was underway, AAP workers can be heard demanding “justice”.

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Meanwhile two bike-borne men fired four gunshots in the air outside a polling station in Guru Har Sahai segment in Ferozepur district around 3pm on Saturday. The motive appeared to be to create panic among urban voters, said observers. Congress’ Rana Gurmeet Singh Sodhi is defending this seat against Vardev Singh Mann of the Shiromani Akali Dal and Malkiat Thind of the Aam Aadmi Party.

AAP workers allegedly attack shop owned by SAD leader

Kotkapura: A minor clash broke in Kotakpura on Saturday. As per reports, some AAP workers went to the residence of Subedar Singh, an Akali leader, to stop him from “distributing money”. They alleged that Singh was giving out money to woo voters. SSP Dr Nanak Singh confirmed that the AAP workers went to house of Subedar Singh. “They did not inform us and went there on their own,” the SSP said.

“They couldn’t find money or any other objectionable items there. While leaving, they threw stones at Subedar’s shop,” he said, adding that no case had been registered yet. “Once the victim records a statement, we will take further action,” he said.