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FIR against Congress MLA for inciting violence during farmers protest

IANS  |  Shivpuri (Madhya Pradesh) 

Police in have lodged an FIR against Shakuntala Khatik for "inciting violence" during the farmers protest last week.

Karera Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDPO) Anurag Khujaria told IANS that the from Karera "provoked" her party workers to indulge in violence during the farmers protest.

The FIR has been lodged on the basis of a video clip in which Khatik is seen asking party workers to set the Karera police station on fire.

Khujaria said the and her party workers had attempted to disrupt the police action.

He added that the FIR was registered against Khatik and Block President Beena Goyal besides others on Monday night for inciting violence, disrupting police action, threatening and using abusive language.

Khujaria also said the police is making all efforts to arrest the and others involved.

He, however, added that no arrests have been made yet.

The farmers in had launched massive protests to demand loan waiver besides remunerative prices for their produce.



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First Published: Tue, June 13 2017. 15:30 IST