Caught on camera: BJP MP Chandra Prakash Joshi slaps government employee in Pratapgarh over alleged corruption | WATCH
A video of BJP MP Chandra Prakash Joshi slapping a government employee in Pratapgarh, Rajasthan is going viral on social media.
The BJP MP had reached the narcotics office on Wednesday after receiving complaints about the alleged recovery by the narcotics employees. After talking to one of the government employees here, the MP suddenly slapped him.
Watch the viral video here:
The whole matter is being told of Pratapgarh. While in the Narcotics Department, the complaint was received by the MP about the demand for bribes for the conversion of the lease. In Viral Video, the MPs kept expressing his deep displeasure over the corruption of government employees in the distribution of opium leases. Several police and administrative officers were present on the spot when the Member of Parliament slapped him.
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What is the whole matter?
The work of conversion of opium leases is going on in Pratapgarh district. When a case of bribe from a person in return for getting this work done cropped up, complaints were made that the employees were demanding bribes for the conversion of opium leases. When Joshi received information about this complaint, he reached the Narcotics office in Pratapgarh and inquired the officers about the bribery case from the employees.
The BJP MP who reached the Narcotics office asked to call the employee against whom the complaint was received. As soon as the employee arrived, Joshi asked him if he was seeking a bribe, upon his affirmation, the MP suddenly slapped him. Along with this, MP Joshi also reprimanded the other employees present there.
Angered by the fact that farmers were being looted in the name of opium leases, the MP bluntly explained to the officers in front of the police that money should not be taken from the farmers in any way. Whoever is taking the money should be acted upon immediately.
Significantly, opium policy has become a source of income for the government officials and middlemen as well. These middlemen are charging Rs 20 to 80 thousand for getting opium leases. Many such cases have been reported in the past few days in the opium producing districts of Madhya Pradesh and Rajasthan.
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