Bihar: Madhepura MP Pappu Yadav arrested after supporters clashed with police

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New Delhi | Updated: March 28, 2017 12:13:32 AM

Jan Adhikar Party leader and Madhepura MP Pappu Yadav has been arrested in Patna today after his supporters clashed with police today,

He was arrested after his supporters clashed with police. (Express photo)

Jan Adhikar Party leader and Madhepura MP Pappu Yadav has been arrested in Patna today after his supporters clashed with police today, a report by News 18 has said. As per the report police filed and FIR against him and serach operation was on in several places. He was arrested from his residence at Mandiri in the state capital after acquiring arrest warrant from the CJM’s court, the police said.

Earlier in the day, there were reports of clash between his party workers with police while they were staging a dharna on several issues like power hike and paper leak in BSSC examination.Yesterday, he had slammed Bihar Chief Minister Nitish Kumar for praising Prime Minister Narendra Modi over the Centre’s demonetisation drive. He said that the former was making better ties with the BJP to stash his black money.

Speaking to ANI, he said that the Bihar CM was maintaining friendly relations with BJP to stash his black money. Nitish Kumar should first reveal his black money and undisclosed property, he added. The JAP leader also accused the BJP of stashing black money before announcing this move.Earlier, the Bihar Chief Minister supported the Centre’s the move and urged it to hit benami property and impose a ban on liquor.

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After the noteban step by the government, the Centre should also hit benami property and ban liquor as they are the prime sources of black money. If the business of liquor ban has stopped then check what are they doing who were activein this business. If they are doing something alternative then its good, Nitish Kumar had said.

(With inputs from ANI and PTI)

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