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“Baseless”: UP Cops After Chandrashekhar Azad Says Shots Fired At Convoy

Chandrashekhar Azad had made the allegation on Twitter after a rally in Bulandshahr. (File)


A day after Azad Samaj Party nationwide president Chandrashekhar Azad alleged that photographs had been fired at his convoy in Bulandshahr in Uttar Pradesh, the district police mentioned a preliminary probe discovered his declare to be “baseless”.

Mr Azad had made the allegation on Twitter after a rally for the meeting by-election on Sunday.

Senior Superintendent of Police Santosh Kumar Singh mentioned that the matter was investigated by the City Magistrate and the Police Circle Officer (City) and the “things told through the tweet (by Mr Azad) were baseless”.

Mr Azad held a public assembly on Sunday in help of his occasion candidate within the Sadar seat by-election.

After his rally, supporters of his occasion candidate Haji Yameen and that of Asaduddin Owaisi’s AIMIM candidate Dilshad clashed in Rukan Sarai locality of Kotwali Nagar.

“There was sloganeering, abusive speech and mild scuffle (fight). However, no one was hurt,” the officer mentioned.

He mentioned the realm is closely populated and a site visitors jam had occurred on the slim street which led to the quarrel.

After the incident, Mr Azad tweeted in Hindi: “Today’s rally has left them worried. This is the reason shots were fired at my convoy in a cowardly manner.”

The SSP mentioned he and the district Justice of the Peace reached the spot and interacted with native individuals who “completely denied the firing incident”.

Both sides had been known as to the police station, and so they filed cross-complaints underneath Section 307 (try and homicide) of the Indian Penal Code, the police mentioned.

Later, a video of Azad Samaj Party candidate Haji Yameen appeared wherein he additionally denied that such an incident had occurred.

(Except for the headline, this story has not been edited by NDTV workers and is printed from a syndicated feed.)

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