A case has been registered in opposition to SP MLA Fortunate Yadav and 9 others for allegedly holding a PWD contractor hostage, beating him and obstructing his work, police stated right here on Monday.
“An FIR has been registered in opposition to the SP MLA from Malhani meeting constituency and others on the Kotwali police station following a criticism by the contractor, Hitesh Kumar,” Further Superintendent of Police Shailendra Singh stated.
“Yadav and others have been booked below IPC sections 147 (punishment for rioting), 323 (punishment for voluntarily inflicting damage), 332 (voluntarily inflicting damage to discourage public servant from his obligation), 342 (punishment for wrongful confinement), 353 (assault or felony pressure to discourage public servant from discharge of his obligation), 504 (intentional insult with intent to impress breach of peace) and 506 (punishment for felony intimidation),” he stated.
In keeping with the complainant, he together with one other engineer was endeavor the measuring work on the lane reverse the home of the MLA at round 10.30 pm on Sunday when Mr Yadav and his supporters hurled abuses at them, and informed them to cease the work.
When the work was not stopped, the parliamentarian’s supporters began beating engineer Dinesh Kumar Bhaskar, Hitesh and his uncle Chand Prakash Singh.
It was additionally alleged that three folks, together with Dinesh Kumar Bhaskar (engineer) and Hitesh, had been held hostage at Mr Yadav’s place. When somebody from the workforce tried to name police, the MLA and his supporters threatened to kill them, the complainant claimed.
He added that they had been saved after the police arrived on the spot.
The Samajwadi Occasion chief, nevertheless, rejected the costs.
He stated the contractor and his workforce barged into the underground parking space of his home and when the identical was captured by CCTV cameras, his securitymen caught maintain of three folks, whereas one individual ran away.
“Once I confronted the workforce, they failed to provide me any passable reply. I knowledgeable the Superintendent of Police. The police pressure despatched by him forcibly entered my home, misbehaved with the ladies members of the home, and in addition beat them up. The video of which has turn out to be viral on social media. Quite the opposite, the police registered a case in opposition to me,” Mr Yadav stated.
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