BJP Youth Wing Leader Booked and Sacked for Threatening Police Officer

Video of Amit Thakur's Abusive Behavior Goes Viral

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BJP Youth Wing Leader Threatening Police Officer.
  • BJP Youth Leader Threatens Police
  • Viral Video Leads to Consequences
  • Legal Action and Party Dismissal

29 August 2023, Mumbai: Amit Thakur, who previously held a leadership position in the BJP’s youth wing in Farrukhabad district of Uttar Pradesh, has been both booked by the police and dismissed from the party after a video emerged on social media showing him verbally abusing and threatening a police sub-inspector (SI). The SI was responding to a clash and shooting incident between two groups engaged in illegal mining. The police have taken legal action against Thakur and others involved, charging them under various sections of the Indian Penal Code (IPC), including rioting, insulting, intimidating, and causing harm to a public servant.

SP Vikas Kumar’s statement

Farrukhabad SP Vikas Kumar stated, “We have registered an FIR against Amit Thakur and others. The Special Operation Group and other police teams are conducting raids for their arrest.” The charges against the accused include sections 147 (rioting), 504 (insult intended to provoke breach of peace), 506 (criminal intimidation), and 332 (voluntarily causing hurt to deter public servant from his duty).

Cash Reward For The Arrest Of Thakur

A cash reward of Rs 25,000 has been announced for the arrest of Thakur, and Rs 15,000 each for the other three accused individuals: Ashish Pratap Singh from Amritpur, Manu Chaturvedi, and Anshul Mishra from Kotwali area.

SI Surjit Kumar, the police officer targeted by Thakur’s abuse, reported that he and a constable arrived at the Central Jail Intersection on Etawah-Bareilly Highway upon receiving information about a clash between two groups on the night of August 21. When he attempted to intervene and stop the violence, one of the groups assaulted him. In the video, Thakur is heard saying, “Yeh Mulayam Singh ki sarkar nahi hain, daroga ji. Yeh Bhartiya Janata Party ki sarkar hai… bhoot main tumhara bana dunga…” (This is not Mulayam Singh’s government. This is the Bharatiya Janata Party’s government. We will beat you to a pulp.)

In addition to Amit Thakur, the other three individuals accused in this case are Ashish Pratap Singh from Amritpur, Manu Chaturvedi, and Anshul Mishra from the Kotwali area of the district.Mayank Bundela, the district president of Bhartiya Janata Yuva Morcha, confirmed that Thakur was removed from his position following orders from senior party leaders due to his behavior tarnishing the party’s reputation.

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