The security personnel of BJP MP and chairman of the Scheduled Castes Commission Ram Shankar Katheria allegedly fired a shot in the air and thrashed employees at a toll gate in Agra following an argument.
In a video posted by news agency ANI on Twitter, the security personnel of Ram Shankar Katheria can be seen thrashing the employees before brandishing a gun and later firing in the air at the toll plaza in Agra.
One of the security personnel of Ram Shankar Katheria pushed away an employee while the other fired shot in the air.
Ram Shankar Katheria, who was present at the spot when the incident happened, claimed that his security personnel fired in the air for “self defence”. He said that the toll employees attacked his security personnel with sticks first.
“My escort vehicle was stopped by toll employees due to some confusion. The toll employees attacked my security personnel with sticks. My security personnel resorted to fire in the air for self defence,” Ram Shankar Katheria said.