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Caught on camera: BJP MLA attacks police constable at a function in Hyderabad; FIR registered

May 02, 2015 06:08 PM IST India India

Hyderabad: Another case of politicians abusing their position and power has come to light when BJP MLA from Hyderabad T Raja Singh was caught on camera attacking a police constable. T Raja Singh attacked and threatened him with dire consequences at a function on Friday night.

The incident too place after when the policeman tried to stop a DJ who was playing loud music without permission late in the night. An FIR has been registered against the MLA.

However, defending himself, Singh alleged the constable was drunk saying, "The police did not allow the marriage party to run the DJ. It was the constable who was drunk."

Speaking to CNN-IBN, the MLA said, "He started beating up the people in the marriage ceremony. I was just trying to stop the high decibel music being played. I never hit the constable. Whatever is written in the FIR is wrong."

Reacting on the allegation by MLA, Hyderabad DCP West Zone, A Venkateshwer Rao said, "His allegations are baseless, we have sufficient evidence against him, everything is recorded and on the basis of these evidence we will proceed legally."