Bharatiya Janata Party’s MLA in Madhya Pradesh Akash Vijayvargiya was caught on camera thrashing a Municipal Corporation officer who had come for an anti-encroachment drive in Indore.
#WATCH Madhya Pradesh: Akash Vijayvargiya, BJP MLA and son of senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya, thrashes a Municipal Corporation officer with a cricket bat, in Indore. The officers were in the area for an anti-encroachment drive. pic.twitter.com/AG4MfP6xu0
— ANI (@ANI) June 26, 2019
BJP MLA Akash Vijayvargia, son of senior BJP leader Kailash Vijayvargiya, is seen in the video with a cricket bat in his hand with which he lands repeated blows on the government worker. He and his supporters were trying to stop the officer who had come to demolish a building, reportedly illegal, in Ganji Compound area of the city. While Akash used the bat in his hand to assault the officer, his supporters to joined in in the violence.
Following the incident, cops from three police stations – along with the SSP of the area – reached the spot to bring the situation under control.
Akash had made headlines earlier this month as well when he was booked on the charges of holding a protest without permission in Indore’s Rajwada, against power shortage in the state.