New Delhi, Jan 28: It looks like 'Jungle raj' has returned back in Nitish Kumar-led Bihar. At a time when ruling JDU-RJD alliance is facing flak from every quarters for rising crime and deteriorating law and order in the state, this will once again earn them ire of the Opposition.
According to reports, RJD legislator Kunti Devi's son assaulted a doctor at a government hospital in Gaya district on Wednesday.
It is being said that Ranjeet Yadav, son of the Rashtriya Janata Dal (RJD) legislator from Atri assembly constituency allegedly barged into the hospital and hit doctor Satyendra Kumar with a wheel chair.
Police said that Ranjeet Yadav who is also an accused in the murder of a politician came along with his half a dozen supporters and thrashed Satyender Kumar Sinha at the Neemchak Bathani primary health centre on Wednesday evening.
Doctor was quoted by as saying, "He (Ranjeet) hit me with a wheel chair, looked like he came with intention to kill, he is a hoodlum,"
Meanwhile, the BJP and its allies have demanded the arrest of RJD legislator Kunti Devi and her son
Though Kunti Devi has denied her son's involvement in the matter, the Bharatiya Janata Party and its allies Lok Janshakti Party (LJP), Rashtriya Lok Samata Party (RLSP) and Hindustani Aawam Morcha (HAM) have demanded a stern action against the legislator and her son.
"Kunti Devi and her son should be arrested immediately," Leader of Opposition in the state assembly Prem Kumar said.
LJP leader Pasupati Kumar Paras and HAM state president Brishen Patel also demanded action against the two.
Ranjeet Yadav also faces half a dozen other criminal cases, including murder of a leader of rival party.