Home Minister G C Kataria, in reply to a question by Congress MLA Ghanshyam, said that last year, the FR was filed in about 39.70 percent criminal cases because of filing of false cases with police stations.
"If an information or complaint is brought before the police department or home department that anyone filed FR deliberately in a criminal case, a probe would be carried out," Kataria said.
On finding false cases, action is ensured against the complainant under section 182 of CRPC, the Home Minister further said.
Out of 1154 FIRs registered in Todabheem town area in 2014, FR was filed in 481 cases, the Home Minister said, adding, only 51 cases are pending and in challan was issued in 622 cases in the court.

In his supplementary question, the Congress MLA alleged that the police were not returning the arms of villagers and farmers which were taken during the previous elections as a preventive measure.

The MLA further alleged that police were not only harassing them but were demanding money for release of their licensed weapons. The Minister asked the member to provide details so that he could check up on the matter.

On another question of Rajendra Yadav (Congress), Energy Minister Pushpendra Singh told the House that of the 40,000 agriculture connections approved by the state government, 34747 connections have been released to the farmers.

Whereas Yadav and Leader of Opposition (Congress) Rameshwar Dudi alleged that no fresh connection was given to farmers and their demand letters were pending for the last six to eight months.

Dudi also asked Speaker Kailash Meghwal to allow a short debate on power crisis on which the Speaker said their demand for debate was heard earlier and it would be scheduled as per the business of the house.

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