BJP leader’s son shoots hawker over free newspaper

Vikas along with his accomplice beat the hawker and then shot him twice in the chest.

Written by Agencies | Agra | Published:January 4, 2012 1:47 pm

The son of a BJP leader allegedly shot a hawker on Wednesday for not being given a free newspaper,police said.

BJP leader Rana Pratap’s son Vikas along with an accomplice Ajit beat the hawker Ram Kumar (22) and shot him twice in the chest when he had gone to distribute newspapers,they said.

Kumar claimed that the duo had asked for free newspapers on January 1 and took the step when he refused,police said.

The victim,who was admitted to the Sarojini Naidu Medical college,is said to be in a critical state.

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