BJP legislator’s daughter attacked

first_imgThe daughter of a BJP legislator survived a murderous assault in the city’s Pimpri-Chinchwad area on Monday.Ashwini Reddy, daughter of Sanjeev Reddy Bodkurwar, BJP MLA from Wani constituency in Yavatmal district, has been living in Pune to pursue her MBA course. The assailant, a fellow student identified as Rajesh Bakshi (23), allegedly followed the victim as she set out from her hostel to the institute and attacked her with a sharp weapon, grievously injuring the fingers of her left hand, almost severing three of them.Ms. Reddy is undergoing treatment at a private hospital and is said to be out of danger.The assailant is in police custody.According to the Wakad police, the assault prima facie appeared to be a case of unrequited love. They said they were in the process of lodging a case against the assailant.last_img

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