The victim narrating her ordeal to Home Minister Narottam Mishra
The victim narrating her ordeal to Home Minister Narottam Mishra

Jhabua (Madhya Pradesh): A woman has accused district BJP president, Laxman Singh Nayak for physical and mental harassment.

The victim, a resident of village Bamaniya under Petlawad Tehsil, met home minister Narottam Mishra during his one-day visit to Jhabua. While handing over her complaint to the home minister, the victim claimed that she would commit self-immolation if strict action was not taken against the BJP leader and local administration and police would be responsible for her steps.

Besides Laxman Singh Nayak, the victim, in her complaint, has also named one Brijbhushan Parihar. She claimed that the duo BJP leaders were mentally and physically harassing her.

The victim, who had to wait hours to meet the home minister, told the minister that she had lodged a complaint at the Superintendent of Police (SP), Jhabua. The probe was handed over to sub-divisional officer of police (SDOP), Petlawad, but no action was taken against duo ‘accused’ leaders so far. She further added that she has also lodged complaints at the chief minister’s office and state BJP president VD Sharma’s office, but no action was taken, so far.

When contacted, district BJP President Laxman Singh Nayak refuted the allegations and said that all allegations being levelled against him were efforts to malign his image.

Meanwhile, a newly appointed district BJP secretary, Kiran Sharma resigned from her post immediately, following the complaint against Nayak. However, she could not be contacted for comments.

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