MLA Harish Poonja alleged for intimidating police;Law is same for all : Chief Minister Siddaramaiah

Dr.Thomas (Sub-Editor)

Chief Minister Siddaramaiah said that an FIR has been registered under IPC 353 in connection with the case of police intimidation by MLA Harish Poonja.

He was speaking to the media at Mangalore International Airport today.Reacting to the opposition’s allegation that the Congress is compelling for the arrest of BJP MLA Harish Poonja,the CM said that the law is the same for everyone.

An FIR has been registered under IPC 353,which is a non-bailable offence.

According to this law,there is a possibility of 7 years imprisonment.

Should the allegations against Harish Poonja be denied just because he is an MLA,the CM asked.

Responding to Harish Poonja getting station bail,the CM said that two cases of threatening police have been registered against him.

The Chief Minister asked if he could threaten the police just because he is an MLA.