Adding to the violent incidents which have been reported throughout the
state after Samajwadi Party won the elections, a police constable was
allegedly run over by a car that belonged to an SP MLA in Moradabad
MLA Ashutosh Maurya's car hit a police constable
who was on a bike. The MLA's wife along two or three more people was
present in the car. After the incident, MLA's family members
reportedly abused few more police constables on the spot.
was taken to a police station with the family members of the MLA; however,
Mr Maurya took them back from the police station. The injured police
constable was admitted to Moradabad's district hospital where his
condition is reported to be critical. So far, no case has been registered
against the MLA.
This incident follows a string of violent
incidents why have marked SP's coming back to power. On Tuesday, the day
the SP swept to power in the state, a 13-year-old boy was killed during
celebratory gunfire. A group of reporter were also held hostage by SP
workers in SP on the same day. There were also reports that SP workers had
set on fire a hutment at Sitapur, where supporters of an Independent
Akhilesh Yadav has promised to deal with the
mischief makers with an iron hand, stressing that there will be no room
for trouble makers in the party. Akhilesh added: "Many a time in the past,
both myself and Netaji (Mulayam) have made this very clear... we are
committed to an improved law and order in the state."