FIR against Madhya Pradesh Congress MLA Umang Singhar for assaulting a BJP worker

The Madhya Pradesh police have registered an FIR against the Congress MLA from Gandhwani, Umang Singhar and others for indulging in vandalism and threatening a BJP worker in Dhar district of Madhya Pradesh.

The incident took place on Saturday, when BJP MP Savitri Thakur, along with BJP leader Pradeep Gadiya and some officials were visiting the village to give the compensation cheque of Rs. 4 lakh to the family of a young girl who had died due to electrocution on Friday. The 8-year-old girl Pinky, daughter of Bhur Singh, died due to the open wire of light on the roadside in village Barda near Tanda.

The Congress MLA Umang Singhar and his supporters were also present at the village. It is reported that there was some heated arguments between the BJP and the Congress leaders. A video has gone viral, where Umang Singhar is seen snatching the cheque from Gadiya and slapping him. The incident took place in the presence of police officials.

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The BJP leader Pradeep Gadiya has now filed an FIR against the Congress leader. Dhar SP Virendra Singh said the FIR had been lodged against the MLA. Gadiya has accused the Congress leader and his supporters for threatening to kill him. He also presented the video clip as evidence in his complaint. On Sunday, BJP MLAs and leaders had come out to the streets to protest against the Congress leaders and they demanded strict action against the legislator.

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