CCTV footage shows Amritsar Dussehra event organiser making a run for it

Forty eight hours after the train tragedy, event organiser and Congress youth leader Saurabh Mithu Madan and his father Congress councilor Vijay Madan continue to be missing from their residence near Pingalwada, opposite the bus stand in Amritsar.

In a CCTV footage accessed by India Today TV, Saurabh wearing white kurta pyjama is seen fleeing his residence at 6:57 pm, moments after the train accident.

In one video footage going viral over social media, Saurabh and his event manager Sandeep Bawa are seen boasting, "5,000 people are standing on the tracks, watching the show without a worry."

While the Punjab police has registered an FIR against unidentified people to be behind the train tragedy, many have blamed both Vijay and Saurabh for the mishap.

"The Madan family had to flee for sake of safety," a neighbor said. Vijay Madan is the sitting councillor from ward number 29 falling under the Amritsar East assembly constituency.

(India Today TV)

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