Staff of a dozen private buses today protested by blocking the Kalyanpur-Bithur Marg here after the kin of a Samajwadi Party MLA allegedly beat up a conductor when asked to pay for his ticket.
“Drivers and conductors of private buses had blocked the Kalyanpur-Bithur Marg today. The actual reason for the protest is being determined,” DIG Amitabh Yash said.
The protestors alleged that a kin of SP MLA from Bithur constituency,Munendra Shukla,had beaten up a conductor two days ago.
They also alleged that such conduct and also extortion of money was a routine affair with Shukla’s relatives.
However,Shukla denied the charges as false and claimed political rivalry to be behind the agitation.