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FIR against BSP MLA for beating villager for land

Last Updated: Sunday, September 4, 2011 - 18:24

Varanasi: An FIR has been lodged against a
ruling BSP MLA, his brothers and two others on the directives
of a local court here for allegedly beating up and abusing a
villager to forcibly acquire his land to develop a private
colony, police sources said here on Sunday.

An FIR was lodged against BSP MLA from Jamania Raj Kumar
Singh, his brothers Dharmendra and Balwant and two others at
Shivpur police station yesterday on the order of the Judicial
Magistrate on an application moved by one Ram Nath Patel,
resident of a village in the constituency, they said.

The MLA and others have been charged under various
sections of the IPC including causing intentional hurt to the
complainant and threatening him with dire consequences, the
sources said.

Ram Nath had moved an application against the MLA and
others last year charging them with resorting to coercive ways
to force him to part with his land to develop a private

The Judicial Magistrate passed an order on his plea on
August 26 directing the police to lodge a case against the MLA
and others.


First Published: Sunday, September 4, 2011 - 18:24
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