Former Uttar Pradesh MLA booked for beating up tehsildar
Two cases were registered against the former MLA of Bahraich (Uttar Pradesh) Dilip Verma and his supporters for allegedly beating up a tehsildar in his chamber, police said today. In protest, the staff at the tehsil office locked its gate and abstained from work. Dilip Verma is the husband of sitting Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA from Nanpara Assembly constituency, Madhuri Verma.
Verma and his supporters also misbehaved with policemen
Superintendent of Police (SP), Gaurav Grover said that Madhusudan Arya, the tehsildar, filed a complaint against Dilip and 20-25 others on Friday for misbehaving with him, beating him and hurling abuses. Arya claimed he sustained internal injuries. The former MLA of Akhilesh Yadav-led Samajwadi Party and his supporters also apparently blocked a road and misbehaved with policemen at a police station, the SP said.
Case under IPC, SC/ST Acts registered against Dilip Verma
On Arya's complaint, a case was registered against Dilip Verma and others under various sections of the IPC and SC/ST Act. Dilip Verma was elected MLA on a Samajwadi Party ticket from Mahsi constituency in Bahraich in 1993 and 1996.