FIR against former BSP MLA, brother

Lucknow: An FIR has been registered against a former BSP MLA and his brother for allegedly duping a contractor of over Rs 42 lakhs and threatening him with dire consequences, police said on Friday.

The FIR was registered on a complaint of Vijay Kumar Yadav, a resident of Ashiyana, against former BSP MLA Irshad Khan and his brother Naushad, they said.

Yadav alleged that he got Khan's school constructed but he failed to pay him Rs 42 lakhs and instead threatened to kill him.

The police is probing the matter.