In Madhya Pradesh’s Sidhi district, a man who peed on tribal worker is arrested now. He has been identified as Pravesh Shukla. The villager who posted the video claims he is now getting threats. Police have filed a case against Pravesh Shukla, who appeared in the video, for violating the IPC and Scheduled Castes and Tribes Act. The chief minister of Madhya Pradesh has declared that the suspects needed to face charges under the National Security Act.
A viral video shows a “BJP MLA’s aide” urinating on a tribal worker
CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan announced that the NSA could include against the accused in response to outrage on social media.
The sufferer had to filing a police statement denying the incident ever occurred
The victim was forced to file a police statement, refusing the incident ever happened. Additionally, he stated that any legal action taken by the police against the user of the “staged” footage on social media would be valid.
The person who posted the video is getting threats
Despite being from a year ago, the video gained significant traction on social media last week. The villager who posted the video on social media first claims he is now getting threats.
The suspects face charges under the National Security Act
Tuesday saw the filing of a case at the Bahri police station. According to police, Pravesh Shukla, the man who peed on tribal worker in the video, was set with violating the IPC and the Scheduled Castes and Tribes (Prevention of Atrocities) Act. Shivraj Singh Chouhan, the chief minister of Madhya Pradesh, declared that the suspects needed to face charges under the National Security Act amid social media outrage.
BJP MLA Kedarnath Shukla’s statement
Locals have asserted that Pravesh represents Seedhi MLA Kedarnath Shukla, but the MLA rejected this. The BJP leader stated on banners and photos of the two together, “I am an authority. People may stand next to me, but that does not imply that they are authorized to speak for me,” the man told Newslaundry.
Statement of the person who recorded the video
In the Kubri village of Sidhi, Deen Dayal Sahu, who recorded the incident on his phone “outside his shop” close to Panchayat Bhawan, connected with Newslaundry. “The victim is a very straightforward Kol community member. He was sitting on the stairs of my store, where he had come to have his phone recharged, while Shukla entered and began urinating on him.”
He added, “The victim attempted to stop him, but he was unreceptive. I briefly recorded the video before seeking to stop him, but he was unresponsive. He commands respect in the village because he is the MLA’s representative. Even the police seem to favor him and his group, according to Sahu.”
Man Who Peed on Tribal Worker Arrested Now
As soon as the video was posted online, according to Adarsh, Pravesh vanished, and his family reported him missing by filing a missing person report. According to Police, Pravesh was trying to avoind arrest by hopping from one place to another, but was finally caught at 2 am.
On June 26, Sahu sent the video to Adarsh Shukla, who posted it to social media.
Pravesh, Adarsh, Sahu, and the victim are all from the same village.