Badaun: Three ration shop owners amongst the five persons were arrested for allegedly offering bribe to SP MLA Abid Raza here, police said on Sunday.

However, arrested persons have accused MLA of demanding money and threatening them to cancel shop licences.

Police claim that all the accused were caught red-handed handing over bribe to MLA on Saturday.

Police registered an FIR regarding the case against shop owners Anekpal,brother Bhagwandas, Rakesh and two others in connection with the case and the investigation is on.