Chandigarh: Youth Akali Dal chief Vicky Middukhera was shot lifeless in broad daylight in Punjab’s Mohali on Saturday, police mentioned.
Two armed miscreants opened hearth at Middukhera in a market space and fled the spot, Mohali Superintendent of Police (Headquarters) Akashdeep Singh Aulakh advised PTI over telephone.
A case has been registered, and additional investigations are underway, he mentioned, including that police try to establish the accused, 4 in whole, and are hopeful of nabbing them quickly.
Footage from CCTV cameras within the space confirmed the miscreants open hearth at Middukhera as he was moving into his parked automotive.
The police mentioned he had gone to satisfy an actual property supplier within the space.
The miscreants, all carrying caps and face masks, may be seen chasing Middukhera and firing pictures as he tried to run for canopy.
The police mentioned eight to 9 rounds have been fired, after which the miscreants escaped in a automotive.
After the assault, Middukhera, who was a former president of the SAD’s pupil wing, Scholar Organisation of India, was rushed to a close-by hospital, the place he was declared introduced lifeless, the police added.
Shiromani Akali Dal (SAD) senior chief and get together spokesperson Daljit Singh Cheema mentioned the incident has as soon as once more uncovered the state’s deteriorating regulation and order scenario .
Nobody feels protected as a result of the regulation and order scenario in Punjab has damaged down, he mentioned.
Cheema mentioned the incident additionally raises questions as there may be heightened safety throughout the state forward of the Independence Day celebrations.
This exhibits there isn’t any worry of regulation because the incident occurred in broad daylight, he mentioned, and demanded a high-level probe.
Cheema described Middukhera as a shiny and gifted youth chief.
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