Hindu outfit worker stabbed over stove price row in UP

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By: Express News Service | Meerut | October 19, 2020 1:56:00 am

Police said Jaiswal was accosted by a drunk Nafis and others while he was returning home in Kakod at night. The accused cornered Jaiswal near a bank, stabbed him 10 times and fled, said police.

A 30-year-old member of the Hindu Jagran Manch (HJM), affiliated to the RSS, was allegedly stabbed by a local councillor and two unidentified others in Bulandshahr’s Kakod town on Saturday night after an altercation over the price of a gas stove. Councillor Nafis has been arrested while others are at large.

The victim, identified as Rahul Kumar Jaiswal,was taken to a local hospital from where he was transferred to a Noida hospital. His condition is said to be stable.

Police said Jaiswal was accosted by a drunk Nafis and others while he was returning home in Kakod at night. The accused cornered Jaiswal near a bank, stabbed him 10 times and fled, said police.

“Nafis has been arrested while the hunt is on for two unidentified persons. Nafis and Jaiswal recently had a row over price of a gas stove which Nafis had bought from the shop,” R B Singh, in charge of Kakod police station, told The Indian Express.

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