LUCKNOW: The police have lodged an FIR against Uttar Pradesh Congress chief Ajay Kumar Lallu and Priyanka Gandhi-Vadra’s personal secretary
for alleged forgery over a list of buses to ferry stranded
back to the state.
Lallu and Singh have been booked on charges of giving false information to public servant, dishonesty, forgery of valuable security and forgery for purpose of cheating.
The case was registered on a complaint by Road Transport Officer (RTO) R P Trivedi, the police said.
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In the FIR, Trivedi said that the list of buses promised by the Congress was found to be incorrect, the police said.
Lucknow police commissioner Sujeet Pandey said that a probe has been initiated.
Priyanka’s offer of 1,000 buses to ferry migrant workers from UP’s borders to their homes has become a political slugfest, triggering a spat between the Yogi Aditynath-led government and the Congress.