Vadodara: Irate Mob Ties BJP Councillor to a Tree, Beat Him Up

Bharatiya Janata Party councillor Hasmukh Patel was allegedly thrashed by slum-dwellers who were asked to evict.

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Bharatiya Janata Party councillor, Hasmukh Patel, has alleged that he was tied to a tree and thrashed by a mob of slum-dwellers, who were protesting their eviction from an illegal encroachment in Gujarat’s Vadodara on Wednesday, 4 October.

Hasmukh was rescued by police and rushed to a nearby hospital. Over 30 people have been arrested in connection with the case.

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