Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) pioneer was cut to death in Lucknow by unidentified attackers, police said on Tuesday. Pratyishmani Tripathi, 34, was assaulted on Monday night in Badshahnagar. He was left bleeding out on the road .
As per the police, he was raced to the trauma centre at the King George’s Medical University (KGMU) where he was pronounced dead on entry . Just before he died at around 3 a.m., his wife claimed that he had named five men who attacked him.
Tripathi was involved in a spat with some neighbours a few days back over an eve teasing incident, his family members said. Not long after 12 pm, several of his followers dissented outside the hospital , raised protest against police and demanded the quick suspension of Lucknow Senior Superintendent of Police Kalanidhi Naithani.
The upsetting group asserted that Tripathi had educated the locale police chief about dangers to his life and requested security however the demand was not paid notice to.