Haryana Congress spokesperson Vikas Chaudhary was shot dead by unknown persons in Faridabad early on Thursday morning.
According to reports, Vikas Chaudhary was shot at numerous times as he came out of a gym. He was brought to a hospital but later succumbed to his injuries.
Further details are awaited.
The Congress expressed its resentment over the murder of its member and urged the Haryana government to bring the perpetrators to justice at the earliest. It also offered condolences to the family of the deceased leader.
We are deeply angered & saddened by this act of grotesque violence against a member of the Congress Party. We urge the Haryana govt. to bring the perpetrators to justice at the earliest. Our sincere condolences to his family in this time of grief. https://t.co/hp5qNlKk06
— Congress (@INCIndia) June 27, 2019
Meanwhile, the state Congress also condemned the incident. State party President Ashok Tanwar termed it ‘jungle raj’ and said there was no fear of law.
In another incident, a woman who opposed molestation was stabbed in Haryana.
Tanwar also demanded an investigation into the rising number of incidents of crime.