An FIR was on Saturday lodged against Aam Aadmi Party candidate Kumar Vishwas and his 12 unidentified supporters for allegedly assaulting a camera person of a Hindi daily in Amethi, police said.
Station House Officer of Gauriganj police station Ratan Singh said that AAP and Congress workers clashed with each other near Tikaria Gauriganj this morning, after which Vishwas came to lodge an FIR.
The camerperson of the daily alleged that Vishwas and his supporters assaulted him when he was taking photographs outside the police station there, the SHO said. Singh said that on a complaint of Mishra a case has been lodged against Vishwas and his unidentified supporters.
The Aam Aadmi Party earlier on Saturday alleged that Congress workers attacked their campaign vehicle and also roughed up some party activists in Tikaria industrial area in Gauriganj in Amethi.