RSS leader Ravinder Gosai shot dead in Ludhiana
The assailants pumped two bullets in the RSS leader’s neck and back minutes after he came out of his house with his pet dog. Gosai died at the spot while the assailants fled.punjab Updated: Oct 17, 2017 21:16 IST
Two unidentified assailants gunned down Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) leader Ravinder Gosai (58) near his house in Ludhiana at 7.20am on Tuesday morning.
The assailants pumped two bullets in his neck and his back minutes after he came out of his house with his pet dog. Gosai died at the spot while the assailants fled.
He (Ravinder Gosai of RSS) was returning home from RSS Shakha in the morning; attackers fired on him & he died: Ludhiana Police Commissioner pic.twitter.com/C5tuc1RFev— ANI (@ANI) October 17, 2017
Ravinder Gosai was head of Raghunath Nagar Mohan Shakha of RSS Ludhiana and was a Mukhya Shikshak of Shakha, a senior post. On being informed the police reached the spot and initiated an investigation. BJP and RSS leaders huddled at his home after the killing.
Ravinder Gosai was also office bearer of district Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP).
In a similar incident, unidentified assailants had opened fire on RSS leader Naresh Kumar in February 2016 in Shahidi park of Kidwayi Nagar, however Naresh Kumar had escaped unhurt.
First Published: Oct 17, 2017 09:48 IST