TDN World Desk: The Madhya Pradesh Police on Wednesday arrested BJP general secretary Kailash Vijayvargiya’s son MLA Akash Vijayvargiya in Indore for beating up a municipal corporation officer with a cricket bat.
Caught up in camera, Akash can be seen thrashing members of the anti-encroachment team that had reached to pull down a dilapidated house in Ganji Compound locality. Armed with a cricket bat, the young legislator was seen chasing and beating up the staff that was on a drive to demolish dangerous properties in view of the monsoon, Indian Express reported.
The BJP legislator has been detained by MG police and a case was lodged under sections 352, 294, 506, 323, 143, and 144.
Bharatiya Janata Party spokesperson Rajneesh Agrawal told Hindustan Times, “The party is looking into the matter. However, MLA Akash Vijayvargiya’s allegations that the IMC officials were misbehaving with women is serious and that Congress leaders are behind the demolition needs to be probed.”
The MLA from Indore constituency has been trolled in social media for thrashing government official with Cricket bat.
The Desh Bhakt, a twitter user sarcastically wrote, ” Proud of this boy. Well played shot.BCCI should look at him for the next IPL match.
Now anti-encroachment officers will never dare to come here – this is the kind of fear that needs to be instilled.”
One twitterati, Abhishek Singh wrote from his Twitter handle with pictures of Rohit Sharma, Virat Kohli, Dhwan
” Everyone is a batsman until the real batsman arrives.”