Dhanbad: Bhartiya Janata Party MLA from Baghmara Dhullu Mahto has alleged party’s’ Member of Parliament Ravindra Pandey of framing him in the sexual harassment allegation. Mahto said that the entire conspiracy of framing him under sexual harassment charge is being orchestrated by MP Pandey.
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A day after a woman worker of BJP alleged Dhullu Mahto of sexual harassment and tried to immolate herself outside the police station, he shifted the blame on party Giridh MP and said that this an attempt to malign his credentials in the party.
Dhullu Mahto demands a CBI inquiry in this case and said that if found guilty will happily ready to be hanged.
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Dhullu targeted MP Ravindra Pandey and said that he is the captain of the team and former minister OP Lal is the vice-captain behind the entire conspiracy against him. He also named Vijay Kumar Jha a former BJP block chief, as the coach of the conspiracy team. He goes on naming few other BJP leaders which includes former minister Jaleshwar Mahto as wicketkeeper, Ranvijay Singh and Subhash Rai as part of playing eleven.
Mahto accused Pandey of doing all these dramas to save his MP seat from the Giridih constituency.
Mahto counter allegation: BJP woman worker who accused me of harassment is running a sex racket.
He dared Pandey of resigning together and demanded call details between the two. The MLA also said that he will take refuge from politics if allegations leveled against him are proved. At the same time, he asked MP Pandey to resign together so that the investigation is not compromised in this matter.
Ready for a probe by Interpol: Ravindra Pandey
The BJP MP has said that Baghmara MLA should ask for an inquiry by the Interpol.
Responding to Mahto’s allegations Pandey said, “Government is free to investigate the matter and police should take the harassment allegations by the woman worker seriously.”
He further said that he is not part of any conspiracy and he is MP for the last five times. He doesn’t pay heed to such petty allegations.
Responding to a question on BJP image he said, “Party leadership is seeing everything and they will decide who is responsible for shaming the party.”