A BJP lawmaker of Yogi Adityanath government watched his son and supporters allegedly thrashing an employee at toll plaza in Uttar Pradesh’s Mathura on Tuesday.
The incident came to light after a CCTV footage showing the BJP lawmaker’s son thrashing the toll plaza employee made rounds on the social media.
According to eyewitnesses, BJP MLA Pooran Prakash’s son allegedly thrash the toll plaza employee a boom barrier fell on their car while it was crossing the toll on the VIP lane.
The toll workers told the media that the SUV of the lawaker sped after another car was cleared to pass.
In the CCTV footage making rounds on the social media one can see two employees bringing down the barrier when as a car tried to pass the toll without paying.
According to toll employees the BJP lawmaker was sitting in the car all the time while his son and supporters were thrashing the toll plaza employee.
Prakash talking ANI accused the toll plaza employees for the incident.
“Mt security vehicle crossed the toll before us. They saw ‘Vidhayak’ written in my car still they dropped the barrier on my car,” said the BJP lawmaker.