Bihar MLA caught and bowled for attending cricket match amid lockdown

Patna, July 22

It was a mistimed shot by an RJD MLA in Bihar, in a couple of sense of the phrase.

Shambhu Nath Yadav, who belongs to the opposition social gathering and represents the Brahmapur meeting phase in Buxar district, came across the bottom whereas attempting to strike the ball and in addition ended up being booked, for violation of restrictions in place on account of the state-wide lockdown.

The incident came about on Sunday when Yadav was in his constituency as a “chief guest” at a village-level cricket match.

Videos of the MLA, lacking the ball however getting thrown off steadiness on account of the full-blooded shot he tried, went viral on the social media.

Vishnudev Kumar, in-charge of the Ramdas Rai ke Dera outpost, stated Wednesday “we learnt about the gathering, organised without permission from the local authorities and where the number of people was apparently far greater than what is allowed”.

“An FIR was, thus, lodged on Monday against more than 20 people, including the legislator. Investigations are on and further action may follow”, he added.

A state-wide fortnight-long lockdown was clamped on Bihar from July 15 following a large spike in COVID 19 circumstances.

Those who’ve been contaminated by the dreaded coronavirus within the current previous embody many high political leaders, together with two members of the state cupboard and the performing Chairman of the state legislative council.

One sitting BJP MLC additionally misplaced his life on the earlier night at a Patna hospital the place he had been admitted upon testing constructive.

Nonetheless, politicos of varied ranges routinely find yourself, wittingly or unwittingly, violating social distancing norms.

At Teghra in Begusarai district, BJP chief ended up being booked on the rely not too long ago, alongside together with his supporters who had congregated to rejoice his restoration from COVID 19.

Ram, the state convener for the BJP’s Mahadalit cell, was among the many 24 individuals who had examined constructive after getting their samples collected on the social gathering’s Bihar headquarters in Patna.

According to inspector in-charge of Teghra police station Himanshu Kumar, Ram is amongst 15 individuals named in an FIR lodged on this connection, together with 30 unnamed ones.

Meanwhile, in Chief Minister Nitish Kumar’s dwelling district of Nalanda, some villagers have been booked for internet hosting a celebration, which violated social distancing norms and the place liquor additionally allegedly flowed in flagrant violation of the entire prohibition that has been in power within the state for almost 4 years.

According to DSP (regulation and order), Nalanda, Sanjay Kumar, the social gathering was hosted at Bokana village late Monday night time and movies purportedly of the occasion present the villagers gyrating alongside dance ladies to the tune of lewd numbers, displaying firearms and ingesting alcohol. PTI


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