Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Suresh Awasthi was caught on camera threatening a circle officer in Kanpur.
In the video, released by news agency ANI on Monday, Awasthi can be heard saying, “will see you tomorrow, you are on my hit list.”
Watch the video here:
#WATCH BJP leader Suresh Awasthi threatens Circle Officer in Kanpur after an argument over a polling agent, says 'I will see you tomorrow, you are on my hit list'. Mayor Pramila Pandey was also present. A case has been registered against Awasthi pic.twitter.com/3wE5uawQ33
— ANI UP (@ANINewsUP) April 29, 2019
In response to his threat, the circle officers tells him to do whatever he wants.
Later, the police registered a case against Awasthi.
In the fourth phase of the Lok Sabha general elections, 13 lok sabha seats in Uttar Pradesh namely, Kanpur, Shahjahanpur, Lakhimpur Kheri, Hardoi, Misrikh, Unnao, Farukkhabad, Etawah, Kannauj, Akbarpur, Jalaun, Jhansi and Hamirpur went to polls.
The average polling percentage on these 13 seats was reported to be 57.8 per cent.
The results of the general elections will be announced on May 23.