Patna: Over 100 unidentified people were booked today in connection with an attack on the house of Bihar speaker during a procession by RJD led by Lalu Prasad, which was decried by Chief Minister Nitish Kumar.
The FIR has been registered at Sachivalya police station on the basis of footage of the event, Senior Superintendent of police Manu Maharaj told PTI.
Bricks and stones were thrown at the Desratna Marg residence of Speaker Uday Narayan Choudhary on Tuesday during the protest march of RJD led by its president Lalu Prasad to the assembly, to parade nine of the 13 MLAs who had given letter to quit the party.
Kumar cricised the incident and lambasted Yadav during the day for indulging in ‘rowdism’ to force the speaker to rescind his decision to recognise the dissenting MLAs as a separate group in the assembly.
“They (RJD followers) took out a violent procession in the protected area and indulged in rowdism. This cannot be tolerated,” he told reporters and added that lawful action would be initiated against persons indulging in violence.
Choudhary had criticised the ‘hooliganism’ of RJD supporters and said it was not against an individual but at the man sitting on a constitutional seat.
He had also alleged it was an attack on a person hailing from mahadalit section to ‘frighten’ him to change the decision on the RJD MLAs.
He had expressed fear of attack on his life and possibility of attack on his family members for taking a ‘lawful’ action on the letter of 13 RJD MLAs whom he had recognised as a separate group as an interim arrangement.