Azam Khan redux: UP Police launches search operation to recover BJP MLA’s missing buffaloes
It seems some things don’t change in Uttar Pradesh irrespective of which party is in power. In an incident similar to past when UP Police searched desperately for SP leader Azam Khan’s lost buffaloes, now police in Sitapur district have launched a search operation to trace buffaloes of a BJP MLA. The police is looking for a pair of buffaloes missing from the farmhouse of of a BJP MLA Suresh Rahi, son of former Congress Union Minister Ram Lal Rahi.
A complaint was lodged by the caretaker of BJP MLA’s farmhouse that a buffalo and her calf was stolen by someone on Saturday night. The farm-house is situated about 90 kms from Lucknow near Sitapur district jail. Suresh Rahi is BJP MLA from Hargaon Assembly constituency in the district and his father Ram Lal Rahi was a former Congress Union minister in the PVNarsimha Rao government.
Since the complaint was from the BJP MLA’s caretaker, the police swung into action promptly and lodged an FIR against unidentified miscreants at Sitapur Police Kotwali. Two teams were formed and several places in adjoining areas were raided in search of the BJP MLA’s buffaloes.
“Like in other such cases, we have registered a theft case …read more