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AAP volunteers attacked by alleged BJP workers

Tuesday, 29 April 2014 - 11:09am IST | Place: Varanasi | Agency: PTI

Three AAP volunteers were injured in an alleged attack by some suspected BJP workers in Assi Ghat in Varanasi following which an FIR has been lodged against 15 unidentified persons.

AAP volunteer Ankit Lal said that they were drinking water at a shop in Assi Ghat area last night when a group of alleged BJP workers asked them to remove their party caps and when they refused to do so, they were beaten up.

Station House Officer of Bhelupur Police Station V K Singh said AAP volunteers had an argument with some alleged BJP workers at Assi Ghat area and soon a scuffle broke out. AAP volunteers registered an FIR against 15 unidentified persons, he said. In their complaint, AAP volunteers alleged that a group of alleged BJP workers had beaten them up, Singh said.

All three Aap volunteers- Nadan Mishra, Ankit Lal and Prabhat- are associated with Play4change, a musical election campaign group that travels from city to city for the party campaign.


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