An FIR has been registered towards former Uttar Pradesh DGP Jagmohan Yadav for allegedly beating up and threatening a village head, police mentioned on Tuesday.
A video of the incident went viral on social media.
A 1983 batch IPS officer, Mr Yadav served because the director common of police from December 31, 2014 to December 31, 2015.
Circle Officer (CO), Machhlishahr, Atar Singh mentioned residents of Tarhati village had lodged a criticism alleging that Mr Yadav and his relations had grabbed totally different plots of public land within the village.
A police group accompanied by income division officers and the consolidation officer went to the village on Monday afternoon to probe the criticism. Whereas the villagers had been sharing their grievances with the probe group, Mr Yadav got here there and had a battle with village head Chandresh Gupta, the CO mentioned.
Police personnel current on the spot had a troublesome time pacifying the 2 sides. The sub-divisional Justice of the Peace of Machhlishahr additionally reached the spot after being knowledgeable concerning the incident.
In a while Monday night, on the idea of a contemporary criticism lodged by Mr Gupta, an FIR was registered towards Mr Yadav underneath sections 323 (voluntarily inflicting damage), 504 (intentional insult with intent to impress breach of the peace) and 506 (prison intimidation) of the Indian Penal Code (IPC) at Mungrabadshahpur police station, Mr Singh mentioned.
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