Today, a former BJP lawmaker Jayanti Bhanushali was shot dead on a running train. Mr. Bhanushali was traveling from Ahmedabad to Bhuj when suddenly unknown attackers barged into his coach and opened fire at him. He immediately died on the spot.
The attack on the former BJP legislator, who represented Abdasa Assembly Constituency between 2007- 2012, took place when the running train had almost reached the station between Kataria and Surjaabari. The convict has shot him at his chest and eye directly.
After the incident took place, the train was brought in Ahmedabad’s Kalupur Station, where the coach gets separated from the rest. The Railway Police and the forensic science laboratory personnel have reached the spot, will investigate.
A rape case has been filed against the former BJP lawmaker last year, following which he had to step down as the party’s state Vice President. However, he had denied all the allegations imposed on him.