Lucknow. Feb 14: The son and supporters of a Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader in Uttar Pradesh were caught on CCTV beating a toll plaza staffer on Tuesday.
In a video MLA Pooran Prakash’s car can be seen passing through the toll plaza, a barricade fell on the roof of it. Following which, the son and supporters came out of the car and thrashed the staffer at Mahuvan toll plaza, news agency ANI reported.
Prakash was sitting inside the car at the time when the incident took place.
Despite this, the BJP MLA from Uttar Pradesh’s Baldev constituency remained adamant and blamed the toll plaza employees for the entire instance.
Speaking to ANI he said “My security vehicles went before us but still they dropped that stick on our car, despite seeing the big writings of ‘vidhayak’ on it. This is nothing new, they often do such things”.