Some unidentified people looted Rs 50,000 from a petrol pump of a BJP MP in Uttar Pradesh, police said on Wednesday. The incident took place around 7.30 pm on Tuesday at RK Singh Patel’s petrol pump at Pokhri Barhat, Station House Officer, Raipura, Ramesh Chandra said.
He said five persons first got the petrol tanks of their motorcycles filled and then they looted the Rs 50,000.
They were chased by locals. Two of them fell from their motorcycle but managed to escape.
An FIR has been registered against five unidentified persons in this regard on the complaint of the petrol pump manager.
Police are probing the matter. No arrests have so far been made in this connection.
(With PTI inputs)