Dalit man shot at by BSP MLC''s son over property dispute

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Bareilly (UP), Feb 14 (PTI) A dalit man was shot atallegedly by son of a BSP MLC and his two aides over aproperty dispute in Nawabganj area here, a charge denied bythe politician.

"Kalicharan Jatav was shot at by Munendra Gangawar, sonof BSP MLC Kesar Singh Gangwar, and his two aides RajendraSingh and Buddhapal Buddhi last evening," a police officialsaid.

Jatav sustained bullet injury in his hand and wasadmitted to the hospital, police said, adding that an FIR hasbeen lodged against Munendra and his aides.

Jatav had earlier alleged that the BSP MLC got his 15bigha land auctioned in connivance with the officials of abank, from where he took a loan to purchase the property.

Meanwhile, MLC Kesar Singh said Munendra had not gone toNawabganj and alleged that the whole issue was a conspiracy byhis political rivals to malign his image.

He also denied that he was involved in the auction ofJatav land.

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