Ex-BJP MLA Phralad Gunjal
KOTA: Ex-BJP MLA Phralad Gunjal, his family and 40-50 other people, were booked under various sections of IPC for attacking officials and obstructing authorities work through an anti-encroachment drive completed by UIT, Kota. The drive was completed on Wednesday, although the police case was lodged on Thursday afternoon. Throughout the drive, more than 1,000-bigha land intended for Devnarayan Pashupalan Yojana at Dharmpura region of town was eliminated from illegal ownership.
Ex-MLA Phralad Gunjal, his brother Srilal, Ganeshlal, Satyanarayan, Shravan, Kalyan, Dayal and almost 40-50 others were about Thursday reserved under Sections 143 (unlawful assembly), 186 (blocking public servant in releasing duty) and 353 (assault or criminal force to deter public servant from discharging duty) of IPC and additional investigation into the issue is penalized, stated group in-charge (CI), Anantpura police channel Devesh Bhardwaj.
On the accounts by deputy secretary, UIT, SHO UIT police station along with other officials, the situation has been lodged on Thursday afternoon.
A UIT Kota team comprising deputy secretary Chandan Dubey, group in-charge, UIT police channel, Aashish Bhargava along with other officials of different division, completed an anti-encroachment drive on the property intended for Devnarayan Pashupalan Yojana at Dharmpura region, in which ex-MLA Phralad Gunjal along with his loved ones had supposedly illegally occupied over 1,000 bigha of land, with an estimated value of Rs 200 crore.
Phralad Gunjal, Srilal Gunjal, 6-7 others recognized and 40-50 other household members and fans, reached the place at which the encroachment drive was underway on Wednesday about 8. 30am and began blocking the driveway by threatening officers, CI in UIT police channel Aashish Bhargava stated. Gunjal along with his family members jeopardized the squad officials and personnel, stating the way they dared step within the territory and also warned them of dire consequences,” he explained in the report.
The encroached land was freed from illegal job Wednesday, said group in-charge Bhargava.