FIR filed against BJP candidate SP Singh and 500 others for making hassle
An FIR was filed against BJP’s Firozabad candidate S P Singh Baghel and 500 others for creating trouble, stone pelting, setting a police vehicle ablaze during a dharna. The incident happened last night when Baghel and his admirers sat on a dharna demanding re-poll in the constituency.
Baghel alleged that SP men and officials misbehaved at many booths in Jasrana area during polling on Thursday. Later, the crowd began to riot violently causing ruckus and trouble. The police forces resorted to lathicharge later on thereby injuring Baghel and MLA Maneesh Aseeja among the others.
Police said that the UP Police station registered FIR under section 147 of IPC on charges of assault, riot or criminal force to deter public servant from discharge of its duty, section 7 of Criminal Amendment Act and other relevant sections of IPC.