Kanpur (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Nov 25 (ANI): A former Bajrang Dal worker was hacked to death by armed assailants in Kanpur’s Armapur area last night. Also Read - Secularism Biggest Threat to India’s Tradition Getting Recognition on Global Stage: Uttar Pradesh CM Yogi Adityanath

Vijay Yadav, belonging to a village in Kalyanpur District had a furniture shop, and was a former worker of City unit of Bajrang Dal. Also Read - UP Shocker: 13-year-old Boy Sexually Assaulted by 2 Minors in Aligarh, Given Rs 20 to Stay Mum

He was attacked with sharp edged weapons close to Armapur police station. Also Read - UP Gram Panchayat Election 2021: Last Few Days Left to Raise Objection, Final Reservation List of Seats to be Released on THIS Date

The police said a few passerbies found Vijay lying on the road in a tattered condition, after which they immediately informed them.

The police arrived and rushed Vijay to a nearby hospital where the doctors declared him brought dead.

When the BJP and Bajrang Dal members were informed about the death, a crowd collected outside the hospital demanding police to catch the accused soon.

“Investigation on the case has started. I have directed officials to catch the culprits as soon as possible,” SSP Akhilesh Kumar said.

The SSP further stated that according to the information gathered, the victim “had an enmity with some local men.”(ANI)

This is published unedited from the ANI feed.