Jamshedpur:  An FIR has been lodged against Jharkhand Pradesh Congress Committee (JPCC) President Pradip Kumar Balmuchu for allegedly intending to outrage the modesty of a woman, police said on Thursday.
    
Besides Balmuchu, who is a Rajya Sabha MP too, the FIR was also lodged against 16 others with Sitaramdera police station in the steel city on Wednesday.
    
The incident occurred when a scuffle broke out over ownership of a house between Prem Bahadur, father of the woman who was admitted to hospital and Blamuchu.
    
Police have lodged an FIR against Prem Bahadur and others on the basis of a complaint by a relative of Balmuchu the previous day.

(Agencies)

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