The BJP MLA thrashed an officer who was there in the area for an anti-encroachment drive.
BJP MLA Akash Vijayvargiya, son of BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya, was caught on camera attacking a Municipal Corporation officer with a cricket bat in Indore on Wednesday. The BJP legislator has been arrested and a case was lodged under sections 352, 294, 506, 323, 143, and 144.
In the video, Akash can be seen thrashing members of the anti-encroachment team that had reached to pull down a dilapidated house in Ganji Compound locality. Armed with a cricket bat, the young legislator was seen chasing and beating up the staff that was on a drive to demolish dangerous properties in view of the monsoon.
WATCH: Indore BJP MLA Akash Vijayvargiya, son of @KailashOnline, attacks officials from anti-encroachment team that arrived to demolish a structure
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The video shows Akash threatening the staff to leave the area within ten minutes or face consequences. The legislator had been called by residents of the area. Despite repeated attempts, Akash, his father and another Indore MLA Ramesh Mendola, a close confidant of the senior leader, were not available for comments.
Source: The Indian Express