SIRAHA, Aug 14: Ward chairperson of Siraha Municipality Ward No 18 Ram Sogarath Yadav has thrashed a youth of the same ward Manoj Kumar Ray, 25.
Ray had met the ward chairperson Yadav on August 13 to collect citizenship certificate of his father Ram Sewak Ray. However, he got beaten by the gang of the chairperson.
Yadav had taken the certificate of Ram Sewak Ray on July 10 to constitute consumers’ committee for a local irrigation project.
Manoj told Republica Online, “The dispute erupted when the chairperson said that the citizenship certificate was lost,” “During the dispute, he started brawling. I also protested. Then after, he called a gang and got my hands tied with strings. The gang brutally beat me,” he added.
The ward chairperson Yadav, on the other hand, refused the accusation. According to Yadav, the public attacked Ray when he had first started the fight.