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Bihar MLA Mehboob Alam booked for slapping bank manager

The bank manager of Gwaltoli branch of Allahabad Bank was allegedly slapped by a CPI(ML) Legislator Mehboob Alam. Rakesh Ranjan, Branch Manager of Gwaltoli branch of Allahabad Bank, lodged a complaint against the MLA for

India TV News Desk, Allahabad [ Updated: July 30, 2016 15:35 IST ]
Bihar MLA Mehboob Alam booked for slapping bank manager
Bihar MLA Mehboob Alam booked for slapping bank manager

The bank manager of Gwaltoli branch of Allahabad Bank was allegedly slapped by a CPI(ML) Legislator Mehboob Alam.

Rakesh Ranjan, Branch Manager of Gwaltoli branch of Allahabad Bank, lodged a complaint against the MLA for allegedly slapping and abusing him besides trying to forcibly close the branch and creating disturbances in discharging duty, a police official said.

Ranjan had yesterday filed a written complaint to the Superintendent of Police Sidharth Mohan Jain about the incident that occurred at Gwaltoli branch of the Bank on Thursday.

Acting on the SP's directive, the FIR was lodged against two named persons, including the MLA, and some unnamed persons, he said.

When contacted Alam, an MLA from Balirampur Assembly constituency in Katihar district, told PTI "the allegations are completely baseless. If the branch manager has lodged a case against me then I will also lodge a counter case... I had gone with people's problem to the branch manager who is a corrupt man."

Police got a CCTV footage which confirmed the incident of slapping, the police official said.

(With inputs from PTI)

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