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BJP MLA arrested in Jharkhand over assault charges

Press Trust of India  |  Jamshedpur 

A BJP MLA was today arrested on charges of allegedly assaulting the District Land Acquisition of district, police said.

Sadhu Charan Mahato, the from Ichagarh constituency was arrested following information that he was admitted at the (TMH) for treatment, said of Police (Seraikela-Kharswan), Chandan Kumar Sinha.

Mahato had allegedly assaulted the last month over disbursement of inadequate to villagers, police said.

Sinha said the BJP MLA was undergoing treatment under police custody.

Deepu Singh, the District Land Acquisition Officer, had lodged a police complaint against Mahato following the incident.

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First Published: Wed, March 14 2018. 21:25 IST