Narsinghpur: Madhya Pradesh police have registered a case of attempt-to-murder against Union minister Prahlad Singh Patel’s son and nephew following a clash in Narsinghpur district. Five persons, including a policeman, were injured, around midnight on Monday, June 17, in the case.
Prabal, son of Prahlad Patel, and his cousin Monu, son of former Madhya Pradesh minister Jalam Singh Patel, are among a dozen booked for attempt-to-murder.
“It was a clash between the two groups over some petty issue at Bailhai locality of Gotegaon town. Some members of both groups have sand mining licenses in the area. Prabal Patel, son of Prahlad Singh Patel, Monu Patel, son of Jalam Singh Patel, and 10 others were in one group that beat up members of the other group,” Gotegaon police station in-charge, Prabhat Shukla was quoted as saying by TOI.
“Monu is a history-sheeter. More than 40 cases are registered against him. We are looking for all the accused and have sent the injured to Jabalpur for treatment,” said Shukla.
Sub-Divisional Police Officer (SDOP) PS Balre told the media that Himanshu Rathur and Rahul Rajput were going back to Kamod village from a marriage ceremony in Gotegaon on Monday night, when they got into a fight with Prabal Patel on the way.