FIR against RJD nominee Prabhunath Singh for threatening voter

Last Updated: Monday, June 3, 2013 - 22:45

Siwan: An FIR has been registered against RJD candidate for Maharajganj Lok Sabha bye-election Prabhunath Singh for allegedly threatening a voter during yesterday`s polling, police said on Monday.

On the basis of a written complaint of Rahimuddin Khan, a native of Khawaspur village, Singh and his supporter Surendra Pandey threatened him with dire consequences when he was standing in queue outside a booth, if he voted against him.

An FIR has been lodged against Singh and Pandey, Superintendent of Police Vivek Kumar said.

An FIR has been lodged against Singh and Pandey, Superintendent of Police Vivek Kumar said.

This is the second FIR lodged against Singh, a three time former MP from Siwan. Earlier, an FIR was registered against him with Bhagwanpur police station for misbehaving with a trainee IAS officer and an agriculture department officer on poll duty.

Singh is locked in a triangular contest with JD-U`s P K Shahi and Congress nominee Jitendra Swami.

PTI




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