Former Haryana CM Hooda’s Aide Ashok Kaka Shot Dead in Rohtak

Ashok Kaka, a 60-year-old Congress worker, was shot dead in Rohtak on Friday morning.

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Congress member Ashok Kaka (60) shot dead on the morning of Friday, 22 April 2016. (Photo Courtesy: ANI)

A 60-year-old Congress worker was allegedly shot dead in Rohtak by three assailants on Friday. He was out on a morning walk when the incident happened, police said. Authorities suspect that the victim, Ashok Kaka, could have been killed over some land dispute.

Police on the site where Congress member Ashok Kaka was shot dead on Friday, 22 April 2016. (Photo: ANI/The Quint)
Police on the site where Congress member Ashok Kaka was shot dead on Friday, 22 April 2016. (Photo: ANI/The Quint)
He is a Congress worker. At one time, he used to be head of Railway Road Market Association here (Rohtak) and probably also had a jewellery outlet there (Rohtak). He was attacked by three assailants when he was on a morning walk in a park.
Shashank Anand, Rohtak SSP

The SSP said that Ashok was rushed to PGIMS in Rohtak, where he was declared dead on arrival. Asked what could be the motive behind the killing, he said:

We have got some information that he had some land dispute with his brother. There is also information that he had a land dispute with another party. We are trying to develop these pieces of information as we investigate the case.
Shashank Anand

He said that a case under relevant provisions of the law has been registered in connection with the incident.

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