Patna: The Bihar government will probe the allegation of a Muslim man that he was assaulted and accused of being an ISI agent by a trainee IPS officer in Narkatiyaganj town in Bihar's West Champaran district earlier this year.

Water Resources Minister Vijay Kumar Chaudhary told the legislative council that he would order an investigation into the allegation of assault of the man Babujan Ansari by the trainee IPS officer Chandan Kumar Kushwaha.

Leader of Opposition Prof. Gulam Gaus and RJD members raised the matter during the zero hour narrating the assault by Kushwaha at a police station in Narkatiyaganj town.

Deputy Chairman Salim Parvez, who was presiding over the business of the house, also said that the victim had met him and informed him about the assault.

Earlier, Ansari had complained to Chief Minister Nitish Kumar against the officer for threatening him to frame him after he filed a complaint with the State Human Rights Commission.

Ansari from Shivganj in West Champaran district, in his complaint to Kumar last month alleged that the officer abused and assaulted him at Shikarpur police station on June 27 and threatened him to frame him.

The complaint also alleged that the officer had abused him earlier on June 11 after he came out of the office of the State Human Rights Commission when he appeared before it in a case of human rights violation.

Ansari, who had worked for a few year in Bahrain, said that he had earned the wrath of the officer on April 13 when his motorcycle was stopped in Narkatiyaganj town and he had asked for the reason for it.

(Agencies)

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