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Attackers of RSS leader Gagneja will be arrested soon: Sukhbir Badal

Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday said several teams of police were on a hunt to nab the culprits who attacked vice-president of the Punjab unit of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Brigadier Jagdish Gagneja (retd).

punjab Updated: Aug 08, 2016 16:07 IST
HT Correspondent
Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal talking to media after visiting RSS leader Jagdish Gagneja at Hero DMC Heart Institute in Ludhiana on Monday.
Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal talking to media after visiting RSS leader Jagdish Gagneja at Hero DMC Heart Institute in Ludhiana on Monday.(JS Grewal/HT Photo)

Punjab deputy chief minister Sukhbir Singh Badal on Monday said several teams of police were on a hunt to nab the culprits who attacked vice-president of the Punjab unit of the Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) Brigadier Jagdish Gagneja (retd).

Read: Jagdish Gagneja: A low-profile, yet powerful RSS leader in Punjab

Badal, who visited the Hero DMC Heart Institute in Ludhiana, while talking to media said, “Police teams comprising of best officials have been formed to crack the case as soon as possible”.

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Badal reached the hospital at 2.35 pm and went to visit Gagneja, who has been kept at ICU number 2. He discussed the medical condition of Gagneja with senior doctors of the institution.

Badal said there wasno law and order problem in the state and police were working day and night to arrest those who attacked Gagneja.

Director general of police Suresh Arora at Hero DMC Heart institute prior to Sukhbir Badal’s visit in Ludhiana on Monday. (JS Grewal/HT Photo)

Elaborate security arrangements were put in place as chief minister Prakash Singh Badal is also scheduled to visit DMC at 4.30 pm.

Meanwhile, there was no improvement in the condition of Gagneja who wason ventilatorat the hospital.