An SUV belonging to Madhya Pradesh BJP MLA Rahul Singh Lodhi allegedly hit a motorbike near Tikamgarh on weekday, killing 3 persons, police said citing eye-witnesses.
It is not yet clear whether or not Lodhi, nephew of former Union minister Uma Bharti, was present within the vehicle at the time of the accident that occurred around three pm on Tikamgarh-Chhatarpur road close to Papawani village, around 15 kmss from the district headquarters. Lodhi denied that his SUV was involved within the accident.
Tikamgarh Superintendent of Police (SP) Anurag Sujania confirmed that 3 persons were killed within the accident. “According to eyewitnesses, the SUV of MLA Rahul Singh Lodhi hit the bike killing 2 persons on the spot and seriously injuring another who was riding the bike,” he said.