An FIR has been registered against 8 villagers who attacked the encroachment team for taking action against the encroachers by taking advantage of the lockdown. The same two people were prosecuted by the SDM under Section 151.
Ambikapur 13 May 2021 Naib Tehsildar Shri Kishore Verma informed that on the information of encroaching land in village Badhnijharia under Ambikapur district, on Wednesday, along with the team of Revenue and Police were pressed on the spot. He advised the villagers to remove the encroachment. On this, the villagers became furious and attacked the team with bricks, stones, and sabbles. The villagers beat up Patwari and damaged the government vehicle and documents and took him hostage for half an hour. On the information of the case, the SDM and CSP reached the spot and made the team free from the villagers and returned the documents. An FIR was lodged against the Rajkumar, Sukhsay, Nadhirat, Indra Kunwar, Manirath, Dilkunwar, Tiban and Susheela all residents of Badhinijaria at Gandhinagar police station for beating the administrative staff and damaging the government vehicle and documents. All these have been imposed on sections 147, 148, 149, 186, 294, 332, 353, 427 and 506 of the Indian Penal Code.