Kishor Samrite, Former Madhya Pradesh MLA, Arrested for Threatening to Blow Up Parliament

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New Delhi, September 19: The Crime Branch of Delhi Police has arrested former Madhya Pradesh MLA Kishor Samrite for on charges of threatening to blow up the Parliament with explosives, a senior officer said on Monday.

According to the police, Samrite had sent one package to the Parliament containing a threat letter, some flags, a copy of the Constitution and few gelatin sticks. “He had threatened that if his 70 demands were not met, he would blow up the Parliament House on September 30,” said Special Commissioner of Police (Crime), Ravinder Yadav.

Accordingly, a case was registered at the Parliament Street police station and a probe was initiated into the matter. Yadav said the accused, a former Samajwadi Party MLA who later joined the Bahujan Samaj Party, was arrested from Bhopal on Monday. Video: Madhya Pradesh CM Shivraj Singh Chouhan Orders Immediate Removal of Jhabua SP Arvind Tiwari for Talking Abusively to Tribal Student.

The 59-year-old former legislator from Lanji Assembly constituency in Madhya Pradesh had first joined the NSUI before moving to the Janata Dal. In 2007, he joined the Samajwadi Party and won the by-elections from Lanji.

“He remained an MLA for 10-11 months,” the Special CP said. Yadav said the former legislator was previously booked in several cases related to rioting, arson, extortion etc. Samrite will be produced before a court in Delhi on Tuesday.

(The above story first appeared on Fresh Headline on Sep 19, 2022 09:09 PM IST. For more news and updates on politics, world, sports, entertainment and lifestyle, log on to our website