Dewas : The City Kotwali police have registered a case against local MLA Tukoji Rao Puar under Sections 353, 332 and 294 of IPC. MLA Puar is accused of slapping a constable Harkishore Gurjar.
As per the information, Tukoji Rao Puar on Sunday went on the inspection of the traffic system of the city. At around 9:30 pm he reached Bhopal Square and saw that a truck was entering in the city whereas according to the order by the Traffic Committee heavy vehicles are prohibited to enter the city before 10 pm. The constables were sending truck back to the by-pass while MLA Puar was also present at the spot and had conversation with the constables.
During this time a passenger bus crossed them but due to the awareness of the bus driver no accidents took place. By the mean time Police Officers also reached the spot and assured and requested MLA Puar to go from the spot. But before leaving MLA Puar slapped the constable Gurjar who is placed at DRP line.
Constable Gurjar then gave written report about the incident to RI who in the next morning forwarded the report to Senior Officers. The Jawans of the DRP line came to know about the incident, went to the SP’s office, and expressed their displeasure on this incident and they also demanded that actions should be taken against MLA Puar.
Supporters of MLA gave threat to make ruckus in the city after the case was lodged against the MLA. Taking actions on this threat, extra Police force was compiled in the city.
MLA Representative Durgesh Agrawal said that MLA was getting complained that heavy vehicles are getting entered in the city before 10 pm with the collusion of the Police. Due to such complaints MLA himself went to inspect the situation and he saw that Police are letting heavy vehicles to enter the city and are taking bribe from the drivers. He said that MLA has not slapped any constable. He also said that for the welfare of the people MLA is ready to face any amount of cases lodged against him.