BJP leader among 125 people booked for obstructing anti-encroachment drive

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Muzaffarnagar | Published: April 23, 2018 10:38:35 AM

The case was registered following a complaint by the Muzaffarnager Municipal board's executive officer, according to City Magistrate Vebhav Mishra.

Over 125 people, including a local BJP leader, were booked for allegedly obstructing an anti-encroachment drive here, police said today. (IE)

Over 125 people, including a local BJP leader, were booked for allegedly obstructing an anti-encroachment drive here, police said today. The case was registered following a complaint by the Muzaffarnager Municipal board’s executive officer, according to City Magistrate Vebhav Mishra. BJP leader Sunil Tayal was among those who were booked for disrupting the anti-encroachment drive, an official said. Reportedly, the police resorted to a lathi-charge to disperse the mob, including traders, opposing the drive. The protestors also staged a sit-in.

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