Mainpuri: In a shocking incident in Uttar Pradesh’s Mainpuri, a truck hit the car of Samajwadi Party District President Devendra Singh Yadav on intervening night of Sunday and Monday and dragged the vehicle or about 500 meters. The politician was alone in the car at the time of accident and did not sustain any serious injury. However, police has registered a complaint about the matter and arrested the truck driver.Also Read – Mulayam Singh Yadav Health Update: SP Leader Shifted to Critical Care Unit, Next 24 Hours Critical, Say Reports
“Samajwadi Party leader’s car was hit by the truck after which it was dragged for more than 500 meters. The truck driver from Itawa has been arrested,” said Kamlesh Dikshit, Superintendent of police (SP) , Mainpuri. Also Read – Rampur: FIR Registered Against Azam Khan For Threatening Witness In Land Encroachment Case
Police said that further investigation into the case is underway. Also Read – 'Dal Kam, Pani Zyada…', Another UP Cop Gets Furious Over Quality of Mess Food | WATCH
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As per reports, Singh was on his way to his house via Karhal road when the accident took place place in Mainpuri’s Sadar Kotwali area. The Samajwadi Party leader has lodged a complaint about the incident at Mainpuri Sadar Kotwali police station.
Notably, Mainpuri is considered a stronghold of the Samajwadi Party. Former Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Mulayam Singh Yadav and his son Akhilesh Yadav have a deep ties with the district. Akhilesh Yadav is the sitting MLA from Karhal seat of Mainpuri district.