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NCP MLA denies slapping official after video goes viral

A video purportedly showing NCP MLA from Karjat, Suresh Lad allegedly slapping a deputy collector in Maharashtra’s Raigad district has gone viral on social media, even as the legislator denied having assaulted the official. The Nationalist Congress Party MLA was caught on camera allegedly slapping Deputy Collector (land acquisition) Abhay Kargutkar, reportedly after a disagreement over compensation to farmers for land acquisition.

Updated : 17 August 2016, 12:35 PM