Local BJP leader shot dead by assailants in Delhi’s Mayur Vihar

21 April, 2022 | Mayukh Debnath

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The accused are absconding, and the search for eyewitnesses and CCTV footage is underway. The victim had gunshot injuries and was declared "brought dead" at the hospital.

A local Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Jitu Chaudhary was shot dead in Delhi’s Mayur Vihar phase-3 on Wednesday. Police have recovered important evidence from the crime scene, DCP East Priyanka Kashyap informed.

Kashyap stated, “Local BJP leader Jitu Chaudhary was shot dead in Mayur Vihar phase-3 around 8:15 pm this evening. A few empty cartridges and other important evidence have been recovered from the crime scene.”

The assailants are absconding and the search for eyewitnesses and CCTV footage is underway, as per an ANI report. The report also said that Chaudhary succumbed to gunshot injuries and was declared “brought dead” at the hospital.