As NDA government secures a second term, a BJP worker was killed in Maharashtra in an altercation that arose following heated debate over the general elections, reports DNA.
The incident took place on Friday evening at Mohalla village in Akola district. Mateen Patel (48), the victim, a BJP minority cell worker, had a dispute with a group of people from his community who supported the opposition parties, the police said.
"His 55-year-old brother was also seriously injured in the attack. A case under relevant provisions of IPC has been registered against 10 persons, including Congress leader Hidayat Patel," the official said.
Patel and his brother were attacked by a group of 8-10 people. A case has been registered under IPC against 10 persons including Congress leader Hidayat Patel, said the police sources.