Shiv Sena candidate stabbed

Shiv Sena candidate stabbed

Incident took place a day after a BJP worker was killed

Ahead of the MCD polls, a Shiv Sena candidate was stabbed by four persons in outer Delhi’s Rohini on Thursday, police said. The incident took place a day after a BJP worker was killed by his party men on Tuesday night.

Sunil Kumar Chinkara, 25, who is contesting municipal polls from ward number 21 of Rohini for the first time, was on his way to a barber shop near his home at NDMC society in sector 11 of Rohini when four persons first thrashed him and then stabbed him at around 10:30 am. 

Sunil’s brother, Anil, said, “Sunil and I came out together from our house. After dropping him at a crossing at sector-11, I left on my bike. Sunil told us that as he was walking towards a barber shop when somebody placed his hand on his arm from behind.”

Before he turned to see, they started beating him mercilessly. “Three of them held him while the fourth man stabbed him with a sharp-edged weapon on his back and feld from the spot leaving him in pool of blood,” said a senior police officer.

Locals rushed Sunil to Ambedkar Hospital where after treatment he was discharged in the evening. 

“It appears to be a case of personal rivalry. We have registered a case under appropriate sections against unknown persons in this regard.  A manhunt has been initiated to nab the assailants,” said the officer.

Political enmity

Mahavir Singh, the victim’s father said, “Sunil had no personal or political enmity with anyone. We have no idea about who was behind the attack.”

Master Ajit, a senior member of Delhi Shiv Sena, said, “The attack on Sunil Kumar was certainly done with malicious political motives. Involvement of rival parties behind the attack cannot be ruled out.”

Sunil Kumar has a case of culpable homicide not amounting to murder registered against him in 2007 in Sultanpuri police station. 

The case is pending before additional session judge’s court in Rohini, according to the affidavit submitted by him while filing nominations for the Municipal Corporation of Delhi (MCD) polls.                                    


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