A court docket right here has directed the police to lodge an FIR towards RJD chief Tejashwi Yadav, her MP sister Misa Bharti and another political figures on the grievance of an individual who has alleged he was duped of Rs 5 crore with the promise of a Lok Sabha ticket within the 2019 common elections. Chief Judicial Magistrate, Patna, Vijay Kishore Singh handed the order on September 16 on the petition of Sanjiv Kumar Singh, who claimed he was related to the Congress and was an aspirant for a celebration ticket for the Bhagalpur seat.
In his grievance, he has additionally named Yadav’s elder sister and Rajya Sabha member Misa Bharti, apart from state Congress president Madan Mohan Jha, late BPCC chief Sadanand Singh and his son Shubhanand Mukesh, as additionally Congress spokesperson Rajesh Rathore. The court docket has directed the Senior SP of Patna to lodge an FIR on the grievance on the Kotwali police station and conduct an investigation.
Reacting with dismay to the event, RJD spokesman and former MLA Mrityunjay Tiwari stated, “We are aghast that such a grievance has been entertained. The complainant claims he was in search of a Congress ticket and he has named leaders of our social gathering as accused.”
The Congress has been an old ally of the RJD and the two parties had fought the Lok Sabha elections in alliance. RJD’s sitting MP Shailesh Kumar alias Bulo Mandal had contested the Bhagalpur seat and lost to JD(U)’s Ajay Mandal.
Leaders of the state Congress have so far been tight-lipped on the complainant’s proclaimed association with the party.