MP: BJP MLA abuses forest officer, non-cognizable report filed

The Khandwa police filed a non-cognizable report (NCR) against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Devendra Verma for allegedly abusing a forest officer during a review meeting over developmental works. Verma, who was chairing the meeting of officials in Khandwa, is accused of threatening forest officer SK Singh.

ANI| Updated: Sep 28, 2017, 10:46 AM IST

Khandwa (Madhya Pradesh): The Khandwa police filed a non-cognizable report (NCR) against Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA Devendra Verma for allegedly abusing a forest officer during a review meeting over developmental works. Verma, who was chairing the meeting of officials in Khandwa, is accused of threatening forest officer SK Singh.

"I was briefing BJP MLA Devendra Verma on work being done when he started to verbally abuse me and threatened me. I have filed an FIR against him," SK Singh said.

Speaking about the incident, Khandwa police station TI, Dileep Puri said that an NCR was lodged against Verma for defamation and threat of injury to a public servant. "Forest officer SK Singh filed an FIR over the incident. A non-cognizable report has been filed," he added.