Tue. May 21st, 2024

A road being constructed by the public works department (PWD) in Shahjahanpur, Uttar Pradesh, was allegedly dug up by the representative of a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) MLA due to non-payment of “commission” by the contractor. The manager of the construction company filed an FIR against 15-20 unidentified individuals, claiming that one of them worked for MLA Veer Vikram Singh. The complaint stated that the accused, claiming to be the MLA’s representative, harassed the construction company’s employees and demanded a 5% commission. When the commission was not paid, they used bulldozers to dig up half a kilometer of the road. The Superintendent of Police, Ashok Kumar Meena, confirmed the incident and stated that efforts are being made to apprehend the accused. The executive engineer of the PWD and a team under the Tilhar sub-divisional magistrate have been tasked with investigating the matter. Legal action will be taken based on their report. MLA Veer Vikram Singh distanced himself from the accused, confirming that Jagveer Singh is not his representative but is a BJP worker. The road construction work has resumed with increased security for the workers. This article is published from a syndicated feed and has not been edited by NDTV staff.

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