BJP lawmaker in UP shot at during Holi celebrations at party office

The Hush Post | 10:50 pm | One-minute read

BJP lawmaker from Lakhimpur, Yogesh Verma was shot at during Holi celebrations at district party office. Yogesh was with some people and an argument broke out following which he was shot.

The incident took place around 3 pm while he was on his way back to Rajgarh residence after the celebrations. While he was on the way, some unidentified gunmen shot at him. Deputy SP Lakhimpur, Vijay Anand said, “The lawmaker has been sent for medical examination. Appropriate action would be taken after a report by him.”

Meanwhile, Kheri district magistrate Shailedra Kumar Singh and Superintendent of Police Poonam visited the injured BJP MLA in the hospital and gathered the details.

However, he was rushed to a hospital and now is out of danger. He received some injuries on his leg.

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