UP: Muslim man killed in ‘celebratory firing’ by BJP leader ( Maktoob Media )

A local leader of Bharatiya Janata Party was arrested in Kanpur on Saturday in connection with an apparent case of celebratory firing that led to the death of a bouncer at the wedding function of the leader’s brother on Friday, PTI reported.

UP Police identified the accused as Ramji Gupta and the deceased as Sadiq Qureshi (32), who hailed from Kanpur.

Ramji Gupta was treasurer of the BJYM’s Kanpur unit.

Sadiq was taken to hospital where doctors declared him dead, police said.

According to PTI news agency, the incident was reported from ‘Royal Garden’ in Kanpur city during Gupta’s brother Rajat Gupta’s wedding function.

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