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Congress legislator attacked in Rae Bareli

IANS  |  Rae Bareli 

MLA was attacked by unidentified men while she was on her way to the district office where voting was taking place on a no-confidence motion against head

is the brother of of Bharatiya Janata Party, who is fighting the Rae Bareli seat against candidate and UPA charperson

According to reports, Aditi Singh's convoy was followed by some men who also opened fire. Three cars in the convoy, including the one in which the MLA was seated, overturned.

The incident took place near the Bachrawan toll plaza.

Aditi Singh, who is the daughter of former MLA Akhilesh Singh, was injured and taken to the district hospital.

Later, Aditi Singh, and local SP MLA staged protests along with their supporters.

told reporters that the attack was carried out at the behest of because the police had refused to register a case against the District head.

is a first time MLA.

--IANS

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First Published: Tue, May 14 2019. 16:16 IST
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