Sun. Mar 3rd, 2024


A JD-U MLA has lodged an FIR alleging {that a} RJD chief supplied him Rs 10 crore for the cross-voting through the essential flooring take a look at of the Nitish Kumar-led NDA authorities in Bihar, an official stated.

The FIR was registered by Sudhanshu Shekhar, an MLA from Madhubani’s Harlakhi constituency, at Patna’s Kotwali police station on February 11.

“We received a complaint from Harlakhi MLA Sudhanshu Shekhar on February 11 and the FIR was registered in the Kotwali police station. He has levelled allegations against an RJD leader and we are investigating it from all angles, ” stated Deputy Superintendent of Police (DSP) Krishna Murari Prasad.

“We have not taken action against any person so far. The action will be taken against the culprit after the completion of the probe, ” Prasad stated.

In his grievance, Shekhar stated that his brother-in-law Ranjit Kumar contacted him over a WhatsApp name on February 9 and advised him that Engineer Sunil wished to work together with him. “When I interacted with him (Sunil), he offered me Rs 10 crore — Rs 5 crore in advance — for supporting the RJD during the floor test… I told him that I would think (about it) and would inform him…, ” the JD-U MLA stated.

Shekhar additional stated that on February 10, former minister Nagmani Kushwaha contacted him and advised him that one Akhilesh wished to work together with him. “On the same day, an internet call came on my phone and the person on the other side introduced himself as Akhilesh. He said that he is very close to Rahul Gandhi. He told me that whatever I demand, would be fulfilled if I support Mahagathbandhan, ” he stated.

The JD-U MLA additionally claimed that legislators Krishna Murari Sharan and Niranjan Kumar Mehta had been additionally supplied bribes for voting in favour of the RJD.

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