JD(U) MLA Shyam Bahadur Singh faces extortion charge

MLA Shyam Bahadur Singh. allegedly tried to extort Rs 20 lakh from two doctors for allowing them to start construction on their land.

By: Express News Service | Patna | Published: July 26, 2016 2:46 am

Police registered a case against JD(U) MLA Shyam Bahadur Singh for allegedly trying to extort Rs 20 lakh from two doctors for allowing them to start construction on their land.

Siwan Additional SP AK Gupta said: “Two doctors alleged that when they had gone to their plots, the Barharia MLA reached there with his supporters and said they (doctors) can start construction work only after paying Rs 20 lakh to the MLA”. The MLA is yet to be questioned by the police.

JD (U) spokesperson Neeraj Kumar said: “The allegation looks unbelievable in the first place, but the party will seek report about the matter.”

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