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Madhya Pradesh: Ex-BSP leader Devendra Chourasia killed, police register case

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Former BSP leader Devendra Chourasia, who joined three days ago, was killed and his son injured on Friday after a group of people attacked them near in Madhya Pradesh, police said.

police registered a case in this connection and seven persons, including Govind Singh the husband of Ram Bai, the sitting BSP MLA from Patharia seat in district were booked in the case.

Chourasia and his son were attacked with iron rods allegedly by a group of people. The incident led to tension in district, following which, the police force was deployed in the area and locals shut their shops.

"Former BSP leader Devendra Chourasia, who had joined three days back, was attacked by around seven people earlier on Friday. He was later admitted to a hospital where he died during the treatment," of Police RS told ANI adding that an FIR was lodged in the case.

Others booked in the case include Chandu Singh, Golu Singh, Lokesh Singh, Indrapal Patel and Amjad.

So far no arrest has been made as all the accused are absconding, police said.

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First Published: Sat, March 16 2019. 04:57 IST