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Stones pelted at power department collection staff


Indore : Two persons beat up an assistant engineer of power department and pelted stones at his team in Rajendra Nagar area, when he had gone to collect outstanding dues on Saturday. The police have registered cases against the two accused. According to Pradeep Bakshi, TI, Rajendra Nagar Police Station, Mohmad Shafiq Khan, an Assistant Engineer with MPEB’s Rajendra Nagar Zone, there are some consumers in Rajesh Nagar against whom outstanding dues are piled up.

On Saturday, he, accompanied by a team of other officials, had gone to Rajendra Nagar to cut off the connections, during which one Rajesh Parmar and his accomplice argued with him and did not allow them to carry out the action. Things took an ugly turn when one of the accused pelted stones which hit Shafiq forcing him to retreat from the area. Following the incident Shafiq’s colleagues went to Rajendra Nagar Police Station whereupon the police registered cases against Parmar and his accomplice under Sections 353, 332 and 506 of the IPC.

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