Banda: A newly elected woman Block Development Council member has lodged an FIR accusing the son of a Samajwadi Party (SP) MLA of threatening her against contesting the upcoming Block Pramukh election.
Sunita Yadav lodged an FIR at the Tindwari police station against Vivek Singh, son of SP MLA from Baberu, Vishambar Singh Yadav, on Tuesday alleging that he along with a relative barged into her house in Mungesh village on Monday night, Circle Officer Prabhat Kumar said.
UP Police. Representational image. AFP
She alleged that besides snatching her certificate of election as a BDC member, they threatened her against contesting the election of Block Pramukh, the CO said.
Efforts are on to arrest the culprits, the CO added.
Meanwhile, Sunita alleged that the FIR was lodged by the police only when the villagers blocked Banda-Fatehpur road against the incident.
"Police was called when the MLA's son was present in my house but they chose to stay away," she added.