A 42-year-old BJP member, identified as Jitu Chaudhary, was shot dead on Wednesday in east Delhi’s Ghazipur area, police said. Police said the incident took place around 8.15pm. The patrolling staff of Ghazipur police station noticed a gathering outside his residence.
Jitu Chaudhary was found lying on the road in front of his house with gunshot wound. Jitu Chaudhary was the secretary of BJP’s Matur Vihar district unit.
Deputy Commissioner of Police (East) Priyanka Kashyap said that a case of murder has been registered against unknown people.
“Few empty cartridges and other important evidence recovered from crime scene,” Kashyap said, according to ANI. “Search for eyewitnesses and CCTV footage being done.”
(More details awaited)
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