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Muktsar: Sukhbir Badal and other Akali workers booked for thrashing congress workers

Muktsar:  Sukhbir Badal and other Akali workers booked for thrashing congress workers

Former deputy chief minister and SAD (Srimoni Akali Dal) chief Sukhbir Singh Badal and a few Akali staff were set-aside on Wed for allegedly thrashing a Congress employee at Killianwali village in Punjab's Muktsar district throughout zila parishad and punchayet samiti polls, officers aforesaid.
A case underneath relevant sections of the Indian legal code (IPC), as well as 341 (punishment for wrongful restraint), 323 (punishment for voluntarily inflicting hurt), 506 (punishment for criminal intimidation) was registered, Muktsar SSP Manjit Singh Dhesi aforesaid.
Sukhbir Badal has been named within the FIR, the SSP revealed.
The litigator, known as 55-year-old Jatinderpal Singh, alleged he was thrashed by a gaggle of Akali staff diode by Sukhbir Badal, SSP Dhesi aforesaid.
He additionally alleged that his vehicle was smashed and he was also given life threats, the official aforesaid. The criticism claimed Akali staff pelted stones at him and his associates.
He accused that Badal was leading a gaggle of over a hundred supporters at Killianwali village and members of Akali dal were beating up other workers and claimed a video of the incident went viral on social media, a party worker informed.
It was alleged that Badal was "provoking workers" to thrash Congress supporters, the official said.
Polling to the zila parishads and punchayet samitis was underway in Punjab. There have been reports of clashes between Congress and Akali workers in Ferozepur, Muktsar, Bathinda, and Amritsar, officers told a leading media agency.