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FIR lodged against BJP MLA, 8 others for thrashing mining officer

Press Trust of India  |  Banda (UP) 

An FIR was registered against BJP MLA and eight others for allegedly thrashing a district after he refused his demand to extort money from miners and give him Rs 25 lakh per month, police said Wednesday.

Based on a complaint lodged by District Shailendra Singh, the case was filed against the MLA, two of his security guards and six others under various sections of the IPC, SP S Anand said.

In his complaint, Singh claimed that he and his staff member were called last night at the Circuit House, where the two were beaten up.

Later, they were also locked up in a room, he said in his complaint.

However, the BJP MLA from Tindwari denied the allegations, saying that he had called the to lodge a complaint on

The MLA also accused Singh of conniving with those indulging in

Meanwhile, a delegation led by submitted a memorandum, demanding stern action against the culprits.

The memorandum was addressed to UP

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First Published: Wed, October 10 2018. 19:55 IST