BJP Member of Parliament, Giriraj Singh, has been accused of grabbing land from a Dalit, police said, according to Economic Times.
An FIR has been lodged against Singh and 32 others on February 2, by the order of a Special SC & ST court where the complainant had filed an application under Section 156(3) of CrPC seeking directions to police for registering a case against the accused, SHO of Danapur police station in Patna district Sandeep Kumar Singh told, as reported by Economic Times.
Ram Narain Prasad, a resident of Asopur village alleged that his land of two acres and six decimal was grabbed by the accused. He also said that when he protested against this, he was abused.
As per the court order, an FIR has been lodged under relevant sections of the IPC and also the SC/ST Act. Further investigations are on”, the SHO said.
The moment the charges against Giriraj was issued, Tejaswi Yadav, the opposition demanded Nitish Kumar’s resignation.
“Nitish Kumar ji, don’t hesitate. Speak up, awaken your inner voice and morality and rush to the Governor’s House with your letter of resignation. Your dearest friend Giriraj Singh has grabbed three acres of land belonging to Dalits”, Yadav said in a tweet
“Where are you, master of disclosures and rumours Sushil Modi? Your favourite Union minister Giriraj Singh has grabbed land belonging to Dalits. Why is SuMo keeping quiet? Do you have a share in the land?” Yadav said, according to Economic Times.
Reacting to all of this, BJP spokesperson said that the truth will be revealed at the correct time.