Amritsar: Unidentified people at Amritsar on Saturday attacked BJP rebel candidate Vipul Mehra who is contesting tomorrow's municipal corporation election as an independent from ward number 9.
    
Punjab Police Commissioner R P Mittal said Mehra was attacked when he was going by a car along with his wife Pooja Mehra, as a result of which his wife suffered minor injuries.
   
Mittal said the rear view glass of the car was smashed.
    
Police registered a criminal case in connection with the incident but no arrest has been made.
    
However, Mehra claimed that earlier police were reluctant to lodge their complaint but when a protest was staged by his supporters and traffic blocked they arrived on the spot with an assurance to initiate action against the culprits.

(Agencies)

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