The son of a BJP leader allegedly shot a hawker today for not being given a free newspaper, police said here.
BJP leader Rana Pratap's son Vikas along with an accomplice Ajit beat the hawker Ram Kumar (22) and shot him twice in the chest when he had gone to distribute newspapers, they said.
Kumar claimed that the two had asked for free newspapers on January one and took the step when he refused, police said.
The victim, who was admitted to the Sarojini Naidu Medical college, is said to be in a critical condition.
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