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Gujarat polls: Swaminarayan priest attacked, was returning from BJP meeting

The priest has been admitted to a hospital and a police complaint has been lodged

ANI  |  Junagadh 

Swaminarayan Sampraday priest Bhakti Prasad attacked by two unidentified miscreants in Junagadh's Kotda on Thursday. Photo: ANI
Swaminarayan Sampraday priest Bhakti Prasad attacked by two unidentified miscreants in Junagadh's Kotda on Thursday. Photo: ANI

A Swaminarayan sect priest has been attacked by two unidentified miscreants in Kotda village.

The priest has been identified as Bhaktiprasad Swami.

The incident took place late Thursday night in of Junagadh. When Bhakti was coming from an meeting of the (BJP), the assailants overtook his car and smashed the car's windshield and hit him with iron rods. After the attack, the miscreants left their car and fled.

The priest has been admitted to a hospital and a police complaint has been lodged.

First Published: Fri, December 08 2017. 14:14 IST
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