HP MLA booked for ‘forced marriage’



Shimla: An associated member of BJP in HP Assembly and Independent MLA from Karsog Vidhan Sabha constituency, Hira Lal, was booked by the district police for forcing a women to marry his brother, senior police officer said today.

SP Shimla, RM Sharma, said the MLA was booked after a complaint was received against him in which he has been accused of forcing a women to marry his brother. He said that the case was also registered against MLA’s brother Budhi Singh, and both of them have been accused of threatening the woman of dire consequence. Police today recorded the statement of victim woman. Denying the charges leveled against him, the accused MLA claimed that he has been wrongly implicated in the case as his brother and his wife do not live with him.

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