AAP leader escapes unhurt after 2 men open fire at him in Batalapunjab Updated: May 08, 2017 15:57 IST
Police said two unidentified persons fired four shots targeting the AAP leader.(HT Representative Image )
Aam Aadmi Party leader Gurpartap Singh Khushalpur had a miraculous escape Sunday night when two unidentified persons opened fire on him at his native Khushalpur village in Batala district.
Police said two unidentified persons fired four shots targeting Gurpartap as he was entering his residence at night.
He had to duck and take shelter behind the door of his house to save himself, police said.
The leader had unsuccessfully contested the Punjab assembly elections from Dera Baba Nanak segment in the district against Congress candidate Sukhjinder Singh Randhawa.
Sushil Kumar, station house officer (SHO) at Dera Baba Nanak police station, said police have registered a case against unidentified persons and are investigating the matter.
First Published: May 08, 2017 15:54 IST