5 Maharashtra MLAs suspended for thrashing cop
Mumbai, Mar 20 : Five Maharashtra MLAs were suspended from the state Assembly till Dec 31 for allegedly thrashing a policeman on Tuesday, reports said on Wednesday.
According to reports, Kshitij Thakur, Ram Kadam, Rajan Salvi, Jaikumar Rawal and Pradeep Jaiswal allegedly slapped and punched Assistant Police Inspector Sachin Suryavanshi inside the state Assembly premises.
All the five MLAs were in a group of 10 legislators who beat up the policeman.
The legislators reportedly got agitated following the Bahujan Vikas Aghadi MLA, Kshitij Thakur's accusations against the cop of breach of privilege and allegations that he had also abused him.
While several political members demanded the suspension of the cop, some of them rushed to the visitor's gallery and allegedly thrashed him.