Ballia: An FIR has been lodged against BJP
leader and former minister Bharat Singh in Dokati police
station here on charges of rioting and attempt to murder.
The FIR, which was lodged on a complaint filed by block
pramukh (chief) Kanhaiya Singh, who is also the brother of BJP
leader and former MP, Virendra Singh Mast, pertains to a clash
between the supporters of the two in Dalanchapra village
yesterday, Superintendent of Police V K Shekhar said.
Both Bharat Singh and Kanhiya Singh had attended separate
functions in the said village where their supporters had
clashed with each other, indulging in brick-batting and
firing, the SP said.
Bharat Singh has also filed a separate complaint against
Kanhiya Singh on the same charges alleging that he was shot
The SP said investigations were on in the case.