LJP MLA lodges FIR for receiving Rs 10 lakh extortion demand

, 12:52 PM IST

Motihari: A LJP MLA today lodged a complaint with the police about receiving an extortion demand of Rs ten lakh, the police said.

LJP MLA from Govindganj in East Champaran district Raju Tiwari registered an FIR with Malahi police station about receiving a Rs ten lakh extortion demand on his mobile, Officer in-Charge of Malahi police station Rajesh Kumar said.

The MLA, in his written complaint, said he got a threatening SMS from a mobile number last night demanding Rs ten lakh, failing which he was threatened that his family would be eliminated.

The MLA in his complaint has also said the mobile phone from which the threatening SMS came, was still active.

Tiwari made a scathing attack at the grand secular alliance for making tall claims over law and order situation but, failing to provide security to an elected representative.

Tiwari also demanded prompt police action and immediate arrest of the culprit.