Aligarh (Uttar Pradesh) [India], Jan 30 (ANI): Akram, one of the victims of Kasganj clashes on Tuesday said that over 100 to 150 people attacked him while he was passing through the area. Also Read - Akshay Kumar Meets Yogi Adityanath, Discusses Possibilities For Film Shooting in Uttar Pradesh
“I was passing through Kasganj towards Aligarh to meet my wife who was expecting, but suddenly 100-150 people attacked me. Some people from the crowd were angels who managed to save me from others and let me go. I have forgiven everyone,” the victim explained. Also Read - Uttar Pradesh: Journalist Burnt to Death For Writing Against Corrupt Pradhan, 3 Arrested
Earlier in the day, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath assured stringent action against the perpetrators of Kasganj violence which claimed one life and left two injured. Also Read - Man Shot Dead Over Rs 200 at Crowded Market in Uttar Pradesh's Aligarh
One person, identified as Chandan Gupta, died and two others were injured in the Kasganj violence that broke out on Jan 26.
The clash broke out after an unauthorised bike rally was taken out by RSS-affiliated students’ group Akhil Bharatiya Vidyarthi Parishad and the Vishwa Hindu Parishad (VHP) in the city to commemorate the Republic Day and allegedly stones were pelted at them during the roadshow. (ANI)
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