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Violence, tension in Churu after firing at BSP office

Jaipur, Nov 19, 2012, DHNS:

Police suspect old rivalry behind attack

Tension prevailed in Rajgarh block  in Churu district after Manoj Nyangali, younger brother of late BSP leader Virendra Singh Nyangali and two others were injured in a gun attack by some unidentified assailants on Sunday. The area observed a total bandh on Monday demanding the arrest of the culprits.

Manoj Nyangali who is in a critical condition, his uncle Naresh and a fellow party worker Manoj Meena have been referred to a hospital in Hisar in Haryana.

Police are suspecting old rivalry behind the attack after preliminary probe. However, the assailants have not yet been identified.


Supporters went on a rampage immediately after the news of attack.

They set ablaze two Rajasthan Roadways buses and blocked Tarangarh Rajgarh Road near Bhadasar village. Markets in Sadulpur remained closed following the tension.

Elder brother murdered

Manoj, whose elder brother Virendra Singh Nyangali was murdered in a similar manner three years ago, was sitting with some Bahujan Samaj Party workers at the party office in Rajgarh. Four people walked in at around 7 pm, opened indiscriminate fire and disappeared. A bullet hit Manoj near the right eye.

The gang war between liquor barons Virendra Nyangali and Sumer Singh Fagedia had resulted in the alleged fake encounter of Dara Singh in 2006. Sumer Singh was
shot dead by Virendra Nyangali group in 2002 after being abducted from a court in Rajgarh.

Virendra Nyangali was in turn killed in February 9, 2009. Dara Singh belonging to Sumer Singh’s group and was killed in an alleged fake encounter by the Rajasthan police special operations group on October 23, 2006.

On Thursday evening, 50-year-old Vijay Kumar Choudhary, an accused in Dara Singh encounter case, was also found murdered in Ratangarh town.

The feud between the two groups goes back to the 1970s when MLA Sisram Punia was murdered, allegedly by a rival group.

Agitation

The Rajput Karni Sena has threatened to launch a violent agitation and force a Rajasthan shutdown if an FIR is not registered against MP from Churu, Ram Singh Kaswan and a local criminal Virendra Singh Telia.

Telia’s name has also figured several times in the CBIs chargesheet in Dara Singh encounter case. Additional police force have been deployed in Rajgarh to maintain law and order.

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