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2 people died after a Fortuner in the convoy of Brij Bhushan Singh’s son hit a bicycle

The car is part of the convoy of BJP candidate Karan Bhushan Singh

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Two people, including a 17-year-old, died in Gonda in Uttar Pradesh today after a Toyota Fortuner SUV hit a bicycle. The SUV belongs to the convoy of Karan Bhushan Singh, the BJP candidate from the Kaiserganj Lok Sabha seat and son of six-time Member of Parliament and former wrestling boss Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh.

Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh is the latest to make headlines across the country after top male wrestlers in the country were accused of sexually harassing female wrestlers. Recently, a Delhi court charged him in this case. This time, it is believed that the allegations cost him his seat in the elections. Instead, the BJP fielded its son Karan, also a wrestling administrator. His other son, Pratik Bhushan Singh, is an MLA from Gonda seat.

Visuals from the scene of the accident show an SUV with “police escort” written on its rear window, suggesting it is part of a VIP convoy. The car’s number is UP32HW1800 and it is said to be registered with the Nandini Nagar educational institute run by Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh’s family.

According to the FIR, complainant Chanda Begum said that around 9 am today, her 17-year-old son Rehan and 24-year-old nephew Shahzad were riding their bike to buy medicines when a speeding SUV came from the opposite direction. hit a two-wheeler. Both died on the spot. A 60-year-old woman, identified as Sita Devi, was injured and taken to hospital. After the accident, a huge crowd gathered at the scene as family members of the victims demanded justice.

Police arrested the driver and confiscated the SUV. There is no confirmation yet whether Karan Bhushan Singh was traveling with the cavalcade at the time of the accident. Senior police officer Radheysham Rai said the bodies of the victims have been sent for post-mortem and further investigation is on.

The car number UP32HW1800 is said to be registered to Nandini Nagar educational institution run by Brij Bhushan Sharan Singh’s family.

Farman Khan, a relative of the victims, said that when they reached the spot, there was blood on the road and the young people were taken to hospital. “Local residents told us that Karan Bhushan Singh’s convoy of 4-5 cars was passing through here and the Fortuner hit the motorcycle. When we went to the hospital, the doctors told us that our children were dead. Please bring us justice. We can’t think,” he said. he said.