FIR against SP MLA for assaulting local scribe
Azamgarh: An FIR has been registered against a SP MLA for allegedly assaulting a local scribe here, police said today. Acting on the orders of a court, police yesterday registered the FIR against SP MLA from Mehnagar, Brijlal Sonkar, for allegedly assaulting local scribe Vinod Singh, they said. Singh had alleged that the MLA ass-aulted him on October 9 last year.
UK-built hovercraft to join CG fleet
Rameswaram: A UK-built hovercraft is expected to join the Indian Coast Guard station at Mandapam on Friday. The 21-metre long craft can achieve a speed of 45 knots per hour and hovering at a height of about 1.5 metres. The air cushion vehicle is capable of undertaking multi-farious tasks such as surveillance, interdiction, search and rescue and rendering assistance to small boats/crafts in distress at sea.