Cop Files Complaint After Minister Raps Him for Booking BJP Worker

Union MInister Ashwini Choubey threatened the cop while holding a ‘janta darbar’ in Bihar’s Buxar region.

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A complaint has been filed against Union minister Ashwini Kumar Choubey at his Lok Sabha constituency in Buxar by a sub-inspector of police, whom he had threatened in full public view for sending a notice to a local BJP worker, a senior officer said on Wednesday, 25 September.

According to Deputy Superintendent of Police, Buxar, KK Singh, a written complaint has been lodged at Dumraon police station by Rajiv Ranjan, who is in-charge of Naya Bhojpur outpost, in connection with the incident, which was also beamed by several news channels.
Choubey, while holding a ‘janta darbar’ in Bihar’s Buxar region on Monday, asked the police personnel who told him to register a case against the BJP worker, labelling him as a ‘goon’.

"Is he a goonda? Does he look like a goonda? Who asked you to send him a notice calling him a goonda? If we take action against you for calling him a goonda, where will you go? Your uniform can be stripped off," Choubey said, asking him to take back the notice.

Speaking to news agency ANI later, Choubey responded to the incident, saying some BJP workers and workers of other political parties who protested against corruption and crime in 2003 were called 'goondas' by the present administration.

“I told the police personnel it is not right to call someone a goonda.”
Ashwini Choubey, Union Minister

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