Haryana Congress leader Vikas Chaudhary shot dead in Faridabad

WION Web Team New Delhi, Delhi, India Jun 27, 2019, 10.56 AM(IST)

Vikas Chaudhary. Photograph:( ANI )

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Vikas Chaudhary was shot by more than ten bullets after he came out of a gym.

Haryana Congress leader Vikas Chaudhary was shot dead by unidentified men in Faridabad on Thursday.

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Vikas Chaudhary was shot by more than ten bullets after he came out of a gym. The incident took place in Sector 9 in Faridabad.

''He was brought to the hospital in the morning. Doctors tried their best to save him… But we could not save him,'' a doctor said.

"We are deeply angered and saddened by this act of grotesque violence against a member of the Congress Party. We urge the Haryana government to bring the perpetrators to justice at the earliest. Our sincere condolences to his family in this time of grief," the Congress tweeted.

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Hitting out at the state government, Haryana Congress president Ashok Tanwar said, "It's 'jungle raj', there is no fear of law. The same kind of incident happened yesterday, where a woman who opposed molestation was stabbed. There should be an investigation."