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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
Tarsem Deogan
Tarsem Deogan
Hindustan Times, Ludhiana
Ravinder Gosai was head of Raghunath Nagar Mohan Shakha of RSS Ludhiana.
Ravinder Gosai was head of Raghunath Nagar Mohan Shakha of RSS Ludhiana.(HT Photo)

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.

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).

Police at the crime spot in Ludhiana on Tuesday. (HT Photo)

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.

CCTV grab of the two accused who gunned down RSS leader Ravinder Gosain outside his residence in Kailash Nagar in Ludhiana on Tuesday. (HT Photo)