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MLA Puar’s son booked for murder


Dewas : The son of former minister and local BJP MLA Tukoji Rao Puar was booked for murder and rioting along with others on Sunday.

Police had registered a case of attempt to murder, rioting and Arms Act against Vikram Singh Puar and his over a dozen accomplices in connection with attack at Pratap Lodhi at Raghogarh village under Barotha police station.

Condition of Pratap was serious as he was hit with a bullet in his head and during treatment he succumbed on Sunday morning.

Later, his body was brought to the village where to keep the situation under control a heavy police contingent was deployed. Police had arrested 5 accused in the case and barring one, 4 are on police remand.

Chakka Jam at Indore-Nagpur High Way Furious over the death of Pratap Lodhi, the villagers of Raghogarh staged a chakka jam at Indore-Nagpur Highway soon after his body was brought to the village under police custody on Sunday evening.

The traffic was diverted towards Dewas to avert any untoward incident. SP Abhay Singh said-police and administration are keeping a watch on the situation.

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