Press Esc to close
Thursday 03 September 2015
News updated at 9:57 AM IST
Weather
Max: 33°C
Min : 22°C
In Bengaluru
Rain lightly

BJP's woman leader assaulted in posh Delhi locality

New Delhi, April 5,2013, (IANS) :

A woman leader of the Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) has alleged that she was assaulted by a gang of drunk men in a posh locality of south Delhi late Thursday.

BJP's national general secretary Vani Tripathi said she was assaulted by five men, who were driving a Scorpio car, near Savitri cinema in Greater Kailash (GK), a posh locality in south Delhi.

"I was coming back after a meeting in Vasant Vihar around 9.30 p.m. when my car was hit by a Scorpio car in GK," Tripathi told IANS.

"They (the five men) were all drunk. My car was damaged and even the tyres burst. They then tried to pull me out of the car," she said.

Tripathi said her driver showed courage and pushed them away.

"My driver locked me inside the car and countered them. I called the police but their arrival got delayed because of the traffic," she added.

"There were cars plying on the road, but no one stopped to help. I fear what would have happened if my driver was not present."

The hooligans escaped before the police arrived. Later, a case was registered and the police started an investigation.


Go to Top

Photo Gallery
Bandh supporters blocked railway track at Sodepur Station in North 24 Pargana...

Bandh supporters blocked railway track at Sodepur Station in North 24 Pargana...

Kashmiri women carry grass as they walk through the fields on the outskirts of Srinagar...

Kashmiri women carry grass as they walk through the fields on the outskirts of Srinagar...

Social activist Nafisa Ali showing her support to Ex-servicemen...

Social activist Nafisa Ali showing her support to Ex-servicemen...

Students from Manipur shout slogans during protest against recent violence in Manipur...

Students from Manipur shout slogans during protest against recent violence in Manipur...

School children dress up as lord Krishna during a fancy dress competition...

School children dress up as lord Krishna during a fancy dress competition...

Launch of Land Rover Discovery Sport in Mumbai...

Launch of Land Rover Discovery Sport in Mumbai...

Launch of the World's slimmest tablet 'Galaxy Tab S2' ...

Launch of the World's slimmest tablet 'Galaxy Tab S2' ...

People ride a boat across flood waters in Kaziranga National Park on Wednesday...

People ride a boat across flood waters in Kaziranga National Park on Wednesday...

All India Bandh for various demands  in Bengaluru on Wednesday...

All India Bandh for various demands in Bengaluru on Wednesday...

Kannada Chaluvali Vatal Party President Vatal Nagaraj staging protest...

Kannada Chaluvali Vatal Party President Vatal Nagaraj staging protest...

Copyright 2014, The Printers (Mysore) Private Ltd., 75, M.G Road, Post Box 5331, Bengaluru - 560001
Tel: +91 (80) 25880000 Fax No. +91 (80) 25880523