Police sources said that an FIR was filed under section 302 of the IPC India penal code against the MLC after a complaint by the Neeraj, the brother of the victim.
Agrawal claimed that the employee, Dheeraj Mahato, was killed when the gun his bodyguard Awadh Kishore was cleaning accidentally went off.
Mahato's family, however, claimed that he had an altercation with the MLC after he showed reluctance to go to Araria in for some work.
Katihar: The police have registered a case of murder against BJP MLC Ashok Kumar Agrawal for the death of an employee of a petrol pump owned by him at Mirchaibari in town police station area yesterday.
First Published: Wednesday, July 18, 2012, 15:51