AMRITSAR: Hindutva Shiv Sena leader Sudhir Suri has been shot dead outside Gopal Mandir in Punjab’s Amritsar. The incident took place on Majitha Road outside a temple during the protest holding by several leaders.
He was immediately rushed to the hospital after being shot, where doctors declared him brought dead.
Sudhir Suri was staging a sit-in outside Gopal Mandir with his colleagues, when he got into a dispute with someone. After this he was shot and killed.
Punjab | Shiv Sena leader Sudhir Suri shot in Amritsar. Police present at the spot, details awaited.— ANI (@ANI) November 4, 2022
"Shiv Sena leader Sudhir Shri has been shot. We have reached the spot and are still verifying everything. The senior officers will brief you," Police say. pic.twitter.com/otlJ0UXLyL
Sudhir Suri’s name has come in controversies in the past as well. In July last year, he was arrested for making objectionable remarks towards a community.
According to the police, Two attackers are said to be involved in the shooting. Police have arrested one of them while the other is absconding.