Jaipur, July 14
Two video clips of Rajasthan’s Bharatiya Tribal Party MLA Rajkumar Roat surfaced on social media on Tuesday with the chief claiming in one in every of these that he has been saved like a “hostage” and never allowed to go to his constituency.
The movies are shot in a automobile with the MLA occupying the entrance seat. One of those is purportedly shot by the MLA himself. It just isn’t clear when the movies have been shot.
In the video uploaded on social media within the night, a police inspector is seen taking away keys of his automobile, with a constable saying “there is a threat”.
In one of many video clips that surfaced earlier within the day, the Chorasi MLA, whereas referring to the present political disaster within the state, was heard saying that he has been “kept like a hostage”.
The video was uploaded on insurgent Congress chief Sachin Pilot’s official WhatsApp group.
Roat mentioned he has been on the MLA quarters in Jaipur for the previous three days the place “many asked him to come along”.
The MLA mentioned when he tried to depart for his constituency, three to 4 police automobiles got here there and didn’t let him go.
He is seen alleging that police automobiles surrounded his automobile and his keys have been taken away from him.
The MLA additionally confirmed two police automobiles parked round his automobile.
The Congress has counted each BTP MLAs as supporters of the Ashok Gehlot authorities.
They had voted for Congress candidates within the Rajya Sabha elections final month however their celebration issued a whip on Monday, directing them to stay impartial and never vote for the BJP or the Congress in case of a ground take a look at within the meeting.
Roat has switched off his cell phone. PTI