UP: SP MLA booked for assaulting village head

Jaunpur: A Samajwadi Party MLA was on Monday booked here for allegedly beating up a village head, police said.

An FIR was today registered against SP MLA Shailendra Yadav alias Lalai in city police station for beating up Pura Shravan village head Raj Kumar Bind, police said.

Bind alleged that the MLA physically assaulted him in his village on September 16.

The MLA, however, denied the charge and claimed that it was a political conspiracy against him.