Bihar: BJP MLC, doctor booked for prohibition violation

While Dr Chaudhry has been arrested the MLC is reportedly gone out of Bihar.

Law Kumar MishraUpdated: Sunday, July 10, 2022, 12:36 AM IST
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Patna: Patliputra police station here registered an FIR against a BJP member of the legislative council, Devesh Kumar and a prominent eye specialist, Dr Sanjay Chaudhury for violation of prohibition laws.


While Dr Chaudhry has been arrested the MLC is reportedly gone out of Bihar.


According to FIR no 402/22, the two were found drunk in their vehicle on Atal Path. When the police asked them to face a breath analyser, they refused. Later, they were taken to the counselling centre, where blood and urine samples were collected. After getting a report from the FSL, FIR was registered.


Devesh denied the charge and said he had reached Atal path after receiving a call from his friend, Dr Sanjay Chaudhury that some youths had detained his vehicle as it had hit their car.


He claimed due to his intervention, the issue was settled after the doctor compensated for the damage to the vehicle. Occupants of the damaged vehicle alleged the car was being driven at high speed by the drunk doctor.


Meanwhile,opposition RJD and the Congress demanded arrest of the BJP leader too. Devesh is one of the 12 nominated members of Upper House in Bihar and general secretary of BJP.

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