Dholpur: A local Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) leader Mushtaq Qureshi was beaten up with sticks by some miscreants allegedly over a property issue, Rajasthan Police said on Sunday. Also Read - Jammu And Kashmir: Voting Underway In 2nd Phase of DDC Polls Amid Tight Security

The incident happened on Sunday near the Superintendent of Police (SP) and Collector’s office in Dholpur district of Rajasthan. According to the police, the prime accused has been arrested. Also Read - GHMC Elections 2020 LIVE: 8.9% Voter Turnout Recorded Till 11 AM; Repolling to be Held in Few Booths

“Mushtaq Qureshi had a dispute with Zahura, who purchased a building at a higher rate during bidding. Zahura, the prime accused has been arrested. A case has been registered. We are trying to locate others and further investigation is underway,” Kesar Singh Shekhawat, SP Dholpur told ANI. Also Read - Coronavirus Lockdown: Schools in These States Won’t Open Till Year-end | Complete List Here

Dr Manoj Rajoria, BJP’s Lok Sabha MP from Karauli-Dholpur requested Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot to direct authorities to take action against miscreants who beaten up Qureshi.

“At 5 am, miscreants wearing masks beaten up the BJP’s Dholpur division president Mushtaq Qureshi near SP and Collector office in Dholpur. I received the video of the incident. I would like to request Chief Minister Ashok Gehlot to direct authorities for strict action against the miscreants. We will be forced to protest if action not taken. We will not tolerate it,” he said. (ANI)