Patna: Former Madhepura MP and Jan Adhikar Party (JAP) president Rajesh Ranjan alias Pappu Yadav has been arrested by Bihar police for allegedly violating COVID-19 protocols. As per the reports the JAP leader was moving around in a vehicle without a permit.Also Read - Budget Glossary 2022: Key Economic Terms Decoded to Understand FM Nirmala Sitharaman's Speech
However, Suresh Prasad, DSP Town said the leader has been taken into custody violation of lockdown. “He was moving around in a vehicle without a permit. Legal action is being taken”, news agency ANI quoted him as saying.
Yadav’s arrest comes days after he raided a place where over two dozen Ambulances purchased from the fund of Saran Lok Sabha member Rajiv Pratap Rudy were parked triggering a controversy.
The ambulances had Rudy’s name and were bought using fund from the Members of Parliament Local Area Development Scheme (MPLADS).