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UP: FIR against BJP MLA for beating up mill staff

THE ASIAN AGE. | AMITA VERMA
Published : Nov 20, 2017, 2:38 am IST
Updated : Nov 20, 2017, 2:38 am IST

The demonstration was called off after police assured mill workers of required action in the matter.

The police has filed the FIR against Mr Rana on Saturday under sections 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 147 (rioting) and 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace) of the IPC after the mill workers staged a demonstration on Saturday morning, demanding that the MLA be arrested.
 The police has filed the FIR against Mr Rana on Saturday under sections 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 147 (rioting) and 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace) of the IPC after the mill workers staged a demonstration on Saturday morning, demanding that the MLA be arrested.

Lucknow: An FIR has been filed against Ashok Rana, BJP MLA from Dhampur in Bijnore, and 24 of his supporters for barging into a private sugar mill and beating up the staff.

According to the complaint filed by cane manager of the mill, Brijesh Sharma, the MLA and his supporters came in 10 to 12 cars and started thrashing the mill workers, including Mr Sharma, on Friday night.

Soon after, one of the MLA’s supporters, Jogendra Singh, filed a cross-complaint, saying Mr Rana had been attacked and fired at when he visited the mill.

The police has filed the FIR against Mr Rana on Saturday under sections 323 (voluntarily causing hurt), 147 (rioting) and 504 (intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace) of the IPC after the mill workers staged a demonstration on Saturday morning, demanding that the MLA be arrested.

However, the police refused to file an FIR based on Jogendra Singh’s complaint. The demonstration was called off after police assured mill workers of required action in the matter.

Tags: bjp mla, sugar mill
Location: India, Uttar Pradesh, Lucknow