The Jammu and Kashmir (J&K) police on Wednesday enrolled a FIR against two BJP leaders in the region
- The two leaders allegedly attempted to bribe media persons in Leh last week
- The incident took place just ahead of polling in the constituency.
A group of seven journalists had alleged last week that senior BJP leaders including state unit chief Ravinder Raina and MLC Vikram Randhawa had tried to bribe them
Senior BJP leaders including state unit chief Ravinder Raina and MLC Vikram Randhawa had tried to bribe them after a press conference on May 2 by handing them envelopes that contained cash to get them to favour the BJP in their poll narrative.
According to sources, police registered the FIR on directions of a local court. The police had approached the court with a complaint forwarded by District Election Officer and Deputy Commissioner, Leh, Avny Lavasa.
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Abdullah, in Second tweet, praised the journalists for their integrity and honesty.