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BJP MP's son shot at in Lucknow, hospitalised; relative held for attack
Lucknow, March 3, 2021
The Lucknow police have arrested a close relative of BJP MP Kaushal Kishore, who allegedly shot the latter's son Ayush Kishore, 30, in the early hours of Wednesday.
The weapon used in the crime has also been seized.
Ayush, son of BJP MP Kaushal Kishore, was shot at by bike-borne assailants in Mandiaon area in Lucknow, in the early hours of Wednesday.
He has been admitted to the trauma centre and is not yet in a condition to give a statement.
According to ADCP North, Prachi Singh, Aayush was returning home around 2.45 a.m. on Wednesday when the assailants opened fire at him.
Ayush was hit in the hand and the chest. The assailants fled from the scene.
Prachi Singh said that the police were searching for the miscreants through the CCTV footage from near the scene.
This is the second time that Ayush has been attacked and there is a possibility of rivalry behind the incident.
BJP MP Kaushal Kishore and his wife Jaya Devi, who is a BJP MLA, reached the Trauma Centre on being informed of the incident.