Samajwadi Party OBC Convention: Shoe hurled at Swami Prasad Maurya; Attacker disguised as lawyer thrashed

DN Bureau

The incident of throwing a shoe at Swami Prasad Maurya in the SP's OBC Mahasammelan in Lucknow has gone viral on social media. Read full report of Dynamite News. Read further on Dynamite News:

The police took the accused into custody
The police took the accused into custody

Lucknow: A shoe was hurled at Samajwadi Party leader Swami Prasad Maurya during the Party's Other Backward Classes (OBC) Mahasammelan organized at the Indira Gandhi Pratishthan in Lucknow. A man in the garb of a lawyer threw a shoe at Swami Prasad Maurya on Monday. There was ruckus after the incident. The people caught hold of the attacker and thrashed him black and blue.

The police saved the accused from the people and took him into custody. According to the police, the accused had reached the conference venue dressed as a young lawyer. The man has been identified as Akash Saini who said that he is a priest. 

The video of the incident is going viral on social media.

Police interrogation of the accused is going on.

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