In the poll season, an FIR has been lodged against a senior BJP leader and others.
It is for allegedly burning posters of BSP Mayawati and SP chief Akhilesh Yadav during ‘Holika Dahan’ on Wednesday.
The FIR was lodged on Friday night after SP Member Legislative Council, Barabanki Rajesh Yadav filed a complaint alleging that BJP’s senior leader Rambabu Dwivedi along with a few others burnt posters of Mayawati and Akhilesh Yadav and hurled abuses against the two leaders.
The case was registered against accused at Ramnagar Police Station under sections of Indian Penal Code 469, 504, 509, 153-A, sections of SC and section 67 of IT act.
The section of 469 for harming reputation, 509 for an intentional insult with intent to provoke breach of the peace and 509 for word, gesture or act intended to insult the modesty of a woman.