Shots fired at Asaduddin Owaisi's car in UP, MP escapes unhurt

"Some time ago my car was fired at Chhijarsi toll gate. 4 rounds fired. There were 3-4 people, all of them ran away and left the weapons there. My car got punctured, but I got out in another car and left. We are all safe," said Asaduddin Owaisi.

By Newsmeter Network  Published on  3 Feb 2022 1:00 PM GMT
Shots fired at Asaduddin Owaisis car in UP, MP escapes unhurt

Lucknow: Hyderabad MP and AIMIM president Asaduddin Owaisi on Thursday alleged that four shots were fired at his vehicle at Chhijarsi tollgate in Noida. He was returning to Delhi from Kithaur, Meerut after campaigning for the Uttar Pradesh elections.

The MP alleged that 3-4 rounds of bullets were fired upon my vehicle by 2 people near Chhajarsi toll plaza, they were a total of 3-4 people.

"Some time ago my car was fired at Chhijarsi toll gate. 4 rounds fired. There were 3-4 people, all of them ran away and left the weapons there. My car got punctured, but I got out in another car and left. We are all safe," Mr. Owaisi tweeted.

"Police have informed me that weapons have been recovered and one shooter has been taken into custody," said Asaduddin Owaisi to Media. He requested the Election Commission of India to order an independent inquiry into this shooting incident. "It is the responsibility of the UP government and Modi government to conduct an independent inquiry. I will also meet the Lok Sabha Speaker on this matter," said Asaduddin Owaisi in Delhi.

"One person was apprehended. He's being questioned, weapon recovered from him. His accomplice managed to flee, the search operation is underway for him. We will update you when more facts come to the fore. Nobody was injured so far. We are checking the CCTV footage," said Deepak Bhuker, SP Hapur.

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