Pilibhit, UP, May 15: Police today filed a chargesheet against four BJP leaders, including former union minister and Pilibhit MP Maneka Gandhi, after holding them responsible for their involvement in animal loot incident.
On March 28 last, Maneka with the help of her associates had distributed 18 buffaloes and four sheep, loaded in a motorade, to the locals of Sainthal town in Bareilly, when she was returning from Pilibhit. Later, Shabeer, an animal seller from Sainthal, registered a case against Maneka, BJP city unit president Anoop Gupta, district panchayat member Naresh Chandra Sharma and MP representative Manoj Gupta.
As per the allegations, the quartet manhandled with him after stopping his mini-truck loaded with animals. Later, the quartet looted the animals and distributed them among the locals.
After finding the four leaders guilty, the Beesalpur police yesterday filed a chargesheet against them in a local court here.