Court rejects bail plea of Dhampur MLA, son in arson case - Hindustan Times
close_game
close_game

Court rejects bail plea of Dhampur MLA, son in arson case

By, Meerut
May 10, 2024 10:05 PM IST

It also issued non-bailable warrants (NBWs) against eight co-accused who allegedly set fire to a plant of a road construction company in the district on April 29

The Bijnor district court on Wednesday rejected the anticipatory bail application of BJP MLA Ashok Rana and his son Priyankar Rana in a case of arson. It also issued non-bailable warrants (NBWs) against eight co-accused who allegedly set fire to a plant of a road construction company in the district on April 29.

Regarding the arrest of the MLA and his son, the SP said an investigation was underway and the interrogation of the eight men might help the police.
Regarding the arrest of the MLA and his son, the SP said an investigation was underway and the interrogation of the eight men might help the police.

Bijnor superintendent of police Neeraj Kumar Jadaun said the Dhampur MLA and his son had moved the Allahabad high court after their bail plea was rejected. He added while three accused were already arrested, the district court had now issued NBWs against eight others. Four licensed and six illegal weapons were recovered from the possession of the three arrested.

Now catch your favourite game on Crickit. Anytime Anywhere. Find out how

Regarding the arrest of the MLA and his son, the SP said an investigation was underway and the interrogation of the eight men might help the police.

Among the charges slapped on the MLA and his son are of rioting (IPC sections 147 & 148, extortion (384) and attempt to murder (302).

In the early hours of April 29, a group of 15 to 20 armed men barged into a facility of G S Infratech Pvt Ltd at Feena village under Shivaka Kala police station limits. They torched vehicles and damaged equipment and machinery there. A guard was injured after miscreants opened fire.

The company’s manager, Ravi Pundeer, in his police complaint, alleged that the MLA and his son were demanding money since the company was given a contract for widening of roads.

SHARE THIS ARTICLE ON
Share this article
SHARE
Story Saved
Live Score
OPEN APP
Saved Articles
Following
My Reads
Sign out
New Delhi 0C
Monday, June 17, 2024
Start 14 Days Free Trial Subscribe Now
Follow Us On