FIR lodged against SP MLA Mehboob Ali

A case of attempt to murder was registered against Samajwadi Party MLA Mehboob Ali for allegedly assaulting Peace Party candidate Naushad Ali.

Last Updated: Mar 04, 2012, 11:15 AM IST

Moradabad: A case of attempt to murder was
on Saturday registered against Samajwadi Party MLA Mehboob Ali and
about a dozen others for allegedly assaulting Peace Party
candidate Naushad Ali and his polling agent here, police said.

Mehboob, who has a criminal background, along with a
group of his minions allegedly attacked Naushad and his
associate Khursheed with sharp-edged weapons when they were
leaving after polling in Kundhan college here, they said.

The duo managed to flee and registered a complaint
against the accused in Amroha, officials said.

Khursheed, who was seriously injured in the incident, was
rushed to a government hospital in Amroha and later shifted to
a private hospital, SP, JP Nagar, Uday Pratap Singh said.

No arrests have been made so far in this connection, he
said.

PTI