Jhansi: A ruling BSP leader was Friday
arrested for allegedly threatening a contractor to withdraw his complaint to Lokayukta against former minister Babu Singh
Kushwaha, police sources said here.
Dayaram Kushwaha allegedly threatened contractor
Arvind Soni in his house and asked him to withdraw his complaint in which he had alleged that Kushwaha possessed assests disproportionate to known sources of income, they said.
Police have arrested Dayaram.
Chief Minister Mayawati had removed Kushwaha from her
cabinet in the wake of alleged financial irregularities in
National Rural Health Mission (NRHM).