Firozabad, July 7: Rashtriya Swayamsevak Sangh (RSS) worker Brijesh Sharma was shot and looted by unidentified assailants in Firozabad district of Uttar Pradesh.
The incident took place Sharma was going home after closing his shop.
The miscreants attacked him near National Highway and snatched his money bag before fleeing from the place.
Firozabad: Man was shot by miscreants in Kaneta village, yesterday. Victim was taken to Firozabad trauma center & from there he has been referred to Agra for further treatment. pic.twitter.com/ArH1tTShNb
— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) July 6, 2018
Following the incident, the RSS worker was rushed to a hospital in Agra for treatment.
Superintendent of Police (SP) city Rajesh Kumar said that the victim is out of danger and four people who attacked Brijesh has been identified and would be arrested soon.
“Victim is out of danger. Four people are involved in this. We have identified their names. They will be arrested as soon as possible,” he told ANI.
Meanwhile, Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Manish Asiza visited the trauma centre to meet the victim and condemned the attack.
He also expressed his concern over the spate of attacks on the RSS workers.
This comes days after RSS worker Sandeep Sharma was shot dead by two bike-borne miscreants on July 4 late night.