Case registered against 12, including former MLA in INLD leader Rathee murder case

New Delhi: A case has been registered against 12 persons, including former Bahadurgarh MLA Naresh Kaushik, in connection with the murder of INLD state president Nafe Singh Rathi and his associate, but no arrest has been made so far. Indian National Lok Dal (INLD) Haryana president and two-time MLA Nafe Singh Rathee (66) and his associate Jai Kishan were shot dead by unidentified car-borne assailants yesterday.

Rathi’s bodyguards were injured in the attack. Rathee was in the front seat of his SUV when the assailants surrounded the vehicle near Barahi level crossing and fired indiscriminately from close range.

The attackers fled after the incident. Hearing the gunshots, a passerby informed the police.