In a major blow to Aam Admi Party ahead of Punjab polls, an FIR has been registered against its MLA Naresh Yadav in a Quran desecration case.
According to reports, Sangrur police booked Yadav on Saturday after the alleged mastermind of the desecration, Vijay Kumar told the police that he had “desecrated” the Quran at the behest of the AAP MLA.
Vijay also said that he was offered Rs 1 crore by Naresh for his act.
In the FIR, Yadav has been accused of stoking communal tension in Punjab.
Earlier, the police had arrested three men — Vijay Kumar, Nand Kishore Goldy and Gaurav — who have reportedly confessed.